Cyrus Resur, Anthony Tadey, production.
Devon Nelson, lecturer.
Statement of Responsibility
with Devon Nelson, PhD candidate in musicology, Jacobs School of Music.
Introduction (1:52) -- Squabbles in the Royal Academy of Music (3:58) -- Making the singers shine. Collecting star singers (3:11) ; Musically highlighting the singers (8:12) ; Cesare and Cleopatra as historical characters (2:17) -- Audiences and antiquity. Theatrical precedents (4:09) ; Ancient imagery and antiquarianism (3:20) ; Responding to a larger antiquarian culture (2:51).
Recorded: 2019 January 23, M361, Simon Music Library and Recital Center, Indiana University, Bloomington.