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The Resource A history of opera, Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker

A history of opera, Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker

Label
A history of opera
Title
A history of opera
Statement of responsibility
Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the history and evolution of opera over the past 400 years, discussing the relationships between lyrics and music, characters and singers and plots that have sustained the art form over time
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
782.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • ML1700
  • ML1700
LC item number
  • .A22 2012
  • .A22 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of opera, Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Allen Lane ... under the title A history of opera : the last four hundred years"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Opera's first centennial -- Opera seria -- Discipline -- Opera buffa and Mozart's line of beauty -- Singing and speaking before 1800 -- The German problem -- Rossini and transition -- The tenor comes of age -- Young Verdi -- Grand opera -- Young Wagner -- Opéra comique, the crucible -- Old Wagner -- Verdi-older still -- Realism and clamour -- Turning point -- Modern -- Speech -- We are alone in the forest
Control code
sky249740846
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 603 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393057218
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012031546
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Label
A history of opera, Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Allen Lane ... under the title A history of opera : the last four hundred years"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Opera's first centennial -- Opera seria -- Discipline -- Opera buffa and Mozart's line of beauty -- Singing and speaking before 1800 -- The German problem -- Rossini and transition -- The tenor comes of age -- Young Verdi -- Grand opera -- Young Wagner -- Opéra comique, the crucible -- Old Wagner -- Verdi-older still -- Realism and clamour -- Turning point -- Modern -- Speech -- We are alone in the forest
Control code
sky249740846
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 603 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780393057218
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012031546
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)

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