Origin of Italianism
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He was not suited to strive with Bononcini on the ground of Italianism.
We see in this the first blow struck at the triumphant Italianism.
And again the latter wrote: “You have two excellent points in that poem—originality and Italianism.”Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats
Here, therefore, is to be found an even deeper fear of Italianism, and here still sterner methods are employed to stamp it out.Italy at War and the Allies in the West
E. Alexander Powell
But it was its pure Italianism that prevented it from winning immediate success in Paris.How Music Developed
W. J. Henderson
- an Italian custom or style
- Italian quality or life, or the cult of either
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