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People were fascinated by these hybrids—pa This entertaining and authoritative study of the castrati during the baroque period explores the lives and triumphs of more than 60 singers over three centuries—their social origins, training, and relationship to society and church.


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That political theatre is a scandalmonger too, revelling in salacious tales and feasting on farce and jealousies, both those of diva sopranos towards the heavenly male sopranists and those of composers tyrannised by the whims of arrogant angels.

Fromthe court in Madrid, which vied on all things with the court in Naples, played host to Farinelli for 30 years as a therapist and confidant of Philip V, the depressive, establishing him as Philip the Great of Spain.

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The World of the Castrati: The History of an Extraordinary Operatic Phenomenon

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