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Caramba, the Struggle to Be

by Vittoria Crespi Morbio, in proceedings of the Seminar directed by Maria Ida Biggi and Paolo Gallarati Scenographic imagination and musical performance.
Turin, Teatro Regio, 5-6 February 2009
Venice, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 5-6 March 2009
Edizioni dell’Orso, Alessandria, 2010

The book presents the proceedings of the seminar held in 2009 at the Teatro Regio in Turin and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice. The seminar honoured the person and work of Mercedes Viale Ferrero, a leading scholar in the study of musical performance in its figurative and architectural expression on the stage. The essays published in this book concern several periods in the history of the opera from two angles: scenographic imagination and musical performance.