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L’opera italiana – tra l’originale e il pasticcio

L’opera italiana – tra l’originale e il pasticcio

Milada Jonášová and Tomislav Volek 

The publication presents studies about a phenomenon that was practised very frequently in 18th-century Italian opera (and also in its local “branch” in Prague), and which was known by the name pasticcio. This was an opera that was created by piecing together successful arias from operas that had already been staged. This task was usually undertaken by the impresarios of local operatic societies themselves. At a time when the concept of copyright did not yet exist, this practice did not give rise to any disputes. For theatrical entrepreneurs this practice had the great advantage that they did not have to pay any fees to composers or librettists and were still able to offer their audiences a new operatic production. The present publication, which is the sixth volume in our series L’opera italiana nei territori boemi durante il Settecento, contains studies by researchers from Italy, Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic, which were intended to be presented as papers at the annual music conference in Český Krumlov in 2020 as part of the Festival of Baroque Art held there. Due to the preventive measures introduced during the Covid pandemic, the conference was cancelled, but the papers that were prepared by the speakers invited to take part have been included in the present publication

L’opera italiana nei territori boemi durante il Settecento VI. Prague: Academia, 2023, 360 s.

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L’opera italiana – tra l’originale e il pasticcio L’opera italiana – tra l’originale e il pasticcio
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