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Venanzio Rauzzini in Britain. Castrato, composer, and cultural leader /

The remarkable career of Venanzio Rauzzini (1746-1810) sheds new light on changing musical tastes in late eighteenth-century Britain. Rauzzini was a leading soprano castrato who sang in the premiere of Mozart's Lucio Silla in 1772. Mozart was so pleased with the singer that he composed the famo...

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Main Author: Rice, Paul F. 1949- (Author)
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer Limited, 2015.
Series:Eastman studies in music ; 125.
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Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?URL=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.7722/j.ctt17mvk0s
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