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Contains over 2,500 entries on operatic characters, with information on the creator of the role and notable performances. Also includes synopses for over 200 operas, articles by performers, and web links.
This project is based on the surviving libretti, both printed and manuscript, for operas in Italian performed in London. It provides a mechanism by which aria texts can be traced through different libretti, as they were moved from one opera to another by impresarios, conductors, and singers.