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Alessandra Campana

Tufts University

Aural anamorphosis and sound clues: aesthetics of synchronization in film.

2013-2014
Fall

Alessandra Campana is associate professor of music at Tufts University. Her research focuses on opera and film sound. She has worked and published on Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bellini, Donizetti, focussing on issues of staging, theatricality, and performance. Her book, titled Opera and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. She is part of the editorial team of the new Opera Quarterly (OUP) and co-chair with Anne Shreffler and Sindhumathi Revuluri of the Opera Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Centre at Harvard. At the Italian Academy she is working on her next book on sound and music synchronization in film.