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

Freeman, Daniel E.
September 1996
Musical Quarterly;Fall96, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p431
Academic Journal
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.


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