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Roles and Acting

Gianni, Cicali. "Roles and Acting." The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Opera. Ed. Anthony DelDonna; Pierpaolo Polzonetti. Cambridge, U.K.; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009: 85-98

The chapter focuses on comic opera singers and their acting skills in 18th-century Italian comic opera. This chapter also outlines the 'system of roles' ("primo buffo" or "prima buffa") of the Italian “opera buffa”

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