Source:Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge, p.xii, 407 pages : (2013)
ISBN:9781107009882 (hardback : alk. paper)
Keywords:18th century., Great Britain, Opera, Political aspects
Includes bibliographical references and index.Opera and political allegory : When is it an allegory? When is it political? -- Politics in the Royal Academy of Music -- The opera house, allegory, and the political opposition -- Handel's second academy -- Rival opera companies and Farinelli at the court of Madrid -- Politics, theatre, and opera in the 1730s -- The opera stage as political history.