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The Civic Muse

Siena, blessed with neither the aristocratic nor the ecclesiastical patronage enjoyed by music in other northern Italian centers like Florence, nevertheless attracted first-rate composers and performe

ISBN10 : 9780226133683 , ISBN13 : 0226133680

Page Number : 886

The Singing Turk

While European powers were at war with the Ottoman Empire for much of the eighteenth century, European opera houses were staging operas featuring singing sultans and pashas surrounded by their musical

ISBN10 : 0804795770 , ISBN13 : 9780804795777

Page Number : 490