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Opera

  • The Romantic Overture and Musical Form from Rossini to Wagnerby Steven Vande Moortele

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    The first comprehensive study of musical form in operatic and concert overtures in continental Europe between 1815 and 1850. more...

  • The Classic fM Musical Treasuryby Tim Lihoreau

    Elliott & Thompson 2017; US$ 8.99

    There are all sorts of people, events and sounds that exist in the musical world for which there are no words. We have been sadly bereft of a satisfactory way to describe the contortion of a singer's mouth when reaching for the high notes; the audience member who leaves a concert halfway through the grand finale; or that person who places one finger... more...

  • National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume IIby Michael C. Tusa

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    This volume offers a cross-section of English-language scholarship on German and Slavonic operatic repertories of the "long nineteenth century," giving particular emphasis to four areas: German opera in the first half of the nineteenth century; the works of Richard Wagner after 1848; Russian opera between Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov; and the operas... more...

  • National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume Iby Steven Huebner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 350.00

    This volume covers opera in Italy, France, England and the Americas during the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). The book is divided into four sections that are thematically, rather than geographically, conceived: Places-essays centering on contexts for operatic culture; Genres and Styles-studies dealing with the question of how operas in this period... more...

  • Correspondance, préfaces, épîtres dédicatoires de Claudio Monteverdiby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Depuis le milieu des années 1980, la discographie et la musicologie montéverdiennes connaissent un véritable renouveau. Les mélomanes ont ainsi pu découvrir simultanément deux excellentes intégrales des opéras de Monteverdi, aux partis pris pourtant opposés, l'une réalisée par René... more...

  • Jenufaby Timothy Cheek

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 89.99

    Drawing on both scholarly studies and production experience, Timothy Cheek presents an original English-language translation of the original Czech libretto of Czech composer Leo ? Janá ? ek ?s, most famous opera, Jen ? fa. Cheek also provides background on the opera, a discussion about the various v oice types and roles, Janá?ek?s... more...

  • Wintermärchen (Philippe Boesmans - mise en scène Luc Bondy - 1999)by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Une fiche de référence sur Wintermärchen de Philippe Boesmans, un spectacle mis en scène par Luc Bondy. Créé le 10 décembre 1999 au Théâtre royal de La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Wintermärchen (Le Conte d'hiver), opéra en quatre actes du compositeur belge Philippe Boesmans (né en 1936), fut aussitôt donné, en janvier et février 2000, à l'Opéra national... more...

  • Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia dell?Arteby Emily Wilbourne

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    In this book, Emily Wilbourne boldly traces the roots of early opera back to the sounds of the commedia dell?arte. Along the way, she forges a new history of Italian opera, from the court pieces of the early seventeenth century to the public stages of Venice more than fifty years later. Wilbourne considers a series of case studies structured around... more...

  • Beyond Reasonby Karol Berger

    University of California Press 2016; US$ 65.00

    Beyond Reason  relates Wagner?s works to the philosophical and cultural ideas of his time, centering on the four music dramas he created in the second half of his career:  Der Ring des Nibelungen ,  Tristan und Isolde ,  Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg , and  Parsifal . Karol Berger seeks to penetrate the ?secret? of large-scale form in Wagner?s music... more...

  • Dance and Drama in French Baroque Operaby Rebecca Harris-Warrick

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 108.00

    Examining the evolving practices in music, librettos, choreographed dance, and staging throughout the history of French Baroque opera. more...