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Tags: Italy

Mon, 11/21/2022 - 4:09pm
A new book by professor emerita of musicology in the Hugh Hodgson School of music Dorothea Link gets up close with the Vienna court opera of the late 1700s. The Italian Opera Singers in Mozart's Vienna is available now from the University of Illinois Press: Dorothea Link examines singers’ voices and casting practices in late eighteenth-century Italian opera as exemplified in Vienna’s court opera from 1783 to 1791. The investigation into the…
Mon, 10/17/2022 - 10:19am
At the conclusion of the spring semester, many University of Georgia students and faculty will take a greatly earned break from classes and enjoy a more relaxed time, but others will begin new chapters in new places.   Facilitated through the Office of Global Engagement, nearly 3,000 UGA students study abroad each year, selecting from hundreds of programs, including about 100 faculty-led programs. Due to the pandemic, many programs that were…
Thu, 08/18/2022 - 11:24am
Much like lava flows, Mattia Pistone began his interest in volcanology and petrology via an energetic and wandering path. It started in Pistone’s hometown of Pescara, Italy, when he began studying Latin literature and noting how the Romans used nature as a model for technology. The Romans are known as excellent engineers, but they were also early geologists. They knew that choosing the right rock for the right purpose could lead to longstanding…

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