TITLE

La guerriera amante: Representations of Amazons and warrior queens in Venetian baroque opera

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Daniel E.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Fall96, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p431
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features La guerriera amante, a work based on portions of Ludovico Ariosto's opera `Orlando Furioso' that was performed at the Palazzo Barberini in Venice, Rome in 1642. Introduction of Amazon and warrior queen representations in court operas; Compilation of the heroic deeds and exemplary virtues of famous women throughout history.
ACCESSION #
140062

 

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