Research in Music Lecture Series Presents Nick Shea
November 18, 2016
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Fine Arts Center
UMass Amherst Campus
"Meter in French and Italian Opera, 1809-59," presented by Nick Shea, tracks a sample of opera arias from across Western Europe to determine whether the interaction of meter, poetic accents, and cadences changes with different composers, lyricists, or national styles in the early 19th century.