This study analyses Giacomo Meyerbeer's influence on Italian Opera and, consequently, on Italian orchestras. The first part looks at Meyerbeer's reception in Italy and describes his impact on the system of opera production there; the second part discusses the subsequent effects on opera-houses orchestras, referring to specific examples.
|Title of host publication||The Opera Orchestra in 18th-and 19th-Century Europe, II: The Orchestra in the Theatre – Composers, Works and Performance|
|Number of pages||43|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|