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Portrait of a castrato
Roger Freitas

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Portrait of a castrato
politics, patronage, and music in the life of Atto Melani
Roger Freitas.

Published 2009 by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Creating a castrato
The politics of patronage: 1638-1653
In pursuit of prestige: 1653-1655
The sexuality of the castrato
Disgrace and transformation: 1656-1671
Atto Melani and the cantata
Completing the portrait: 1671-1714.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Series
New perspectives in music history and criticism
Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
782.1092, B
Library of Congress
ML420.M3497 F74 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23058711M
ISBN 13
9780521885218
LC Control Number
2009004949
Library Thing
6904956
Goodreads
6449683

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