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Rabacchio (Corbacchio), 230 n.

See also La finta savia

Racine, Jean, 397 n.

See also Opera: reform of

Ramponi, Virginia Andrea, 243 .

See also Arianna ; Claudio Mon-teverdi

Rapimento di Cefalo, Il , 10 .

See also Caccini

Rascarini (castrato), 224 n

Rasi, Francesco, 243

Ratto delle Sabine, Il , 403 n.

See also Minato

Recitative, 6 ;

accompanied, 324 , 374 ;

in aria, 259 , 286 -87;

vs. aria, 244 , 245 -46, 248 , 249 , 260 , 280 , 281 , 285 , 320 ;

in Monteverdi, 250 , 252 ;

as realistic speech, 117 ;

as source of aria, 285 , 289 -90, 296 -99, 320 ;

strophic, 258 , 260 ;

in Giulio Strozzi, 254

Reform. See opera: reform of

Refrain: in aria forms, 282 -84, 286 -87, 288 , 289 , 308 , 330 ;

in bipartite aria, 286 -89, 292 -95;

epitomizing function of, 291 -96, 321 ;

as a formal signal in Faustini, 173 -74, 261 -64, 265 -67, 296 -99;

in recitative, 296 ;

for rhetorical emphasis, 310 -11;

in tripartite aria, 297 -302, 304 -10;

and verisimilitude, 262 , 296 -97, 304

Rehearsals, changes during, 207 -9, 210 .

See also Virgolette

Renzi, Anna, 103 ;

in Bellerofonte , 101 , 102 ;

in Deidamia , 102 , 106 ;

early career of, 228 , 233 ;

in Ercole in Lidia , 102 , 106 , 121 ;

in La finta pazza , 91 , 94 , 96 , 110 , 114 -15, 228 -30, 350 n;

in La finta savia , 102 ;

in Le fortune di Rodope e Damira , 124 , 358 ;

and the Incogniti, 118 n, 228 , 233 ;

in L 'incoronazione di Poppea , 102 , 230 , 234 , 385 -86;

music of roles of, 234 ;

portrait, 229 ;

as prima donna, 91 , 98 , 233 -34, 235 , 237 , 244 , 385 ;

and Giulio Strozzi, 230 -32, 235

Rifacimenti , 156 -57, 400 -401

Righenzi, Carlo, 225 n, 234 , 234 n.

See also Marco Faustini

Rimino, Il , 32 n, 186 , 191 n

Rinuccini, Ottavio, 10 n, 11 , 17 n, 20 n, 35 , 54 -55, 79 , 207 , 247 , 362 , 371 , 387 .

See also Arianna ; Claudio Monteverdi; Orfeo

Ritornello, 288 , 300 ;

emancipation of, from arias, 295 ;

formal function of, 252 ;

rhetorical function of, 286 , 289 , 291 , 296 ;

rs. sinfonia, 289 n

Ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, Il , 2 n, 7 , 17 , 18 , 53 n, 60 , 62 , 63 , 79 , 81 n, 86 , 90 , 102 n-3n, 115 , 125 , 167 , 200 , 211 , 254 , 403 ;

dating of, 18 n, 79 n, 115 n;

text and music, 250 -53, 255 , 282 n, 330 , 335 n, 337 n, 339 , 356 -57, 366 n, 403 , 461-63, 463 -66, 605 -15.

See also Badoaro; Claudio Monteverdi

Rivano, Antonio (Ciecolino), 216 , 224 , 225

Rivarola, il. See Chenda

Rome, opera in, 52 n, 54 , 59 , 404

Romilda , 379 , 656-57

Romolo e Remo , 103 n, 108 n, 155 ;

as part of trilogy, 103 , 132 .

See also Iconography; Giulio Strozzi

Rosilena , 240 .

See also Aureli; Rovettino

Rosinda , 170 , 174 , 180 , 343 n, 377 , 378 .

See also Cavalli; Giovanni Faustini

Rossi, Luigi, 387 , 388 n

Rovetta, Giovanni, 9 n, 106 , 217 n.

See also Ercole in Lidia

Rovettino, Giovanni Battista, 15 n, 219 , 381 , 665-67 .

See also Gli amori d'Apollo e di Leucotoe; La costanza di Rosmonda; Rosilena


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