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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Shuberts and Their Passing Showsby Jonas Westover

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    The Shubert name has been synonymous with Broadway for almost as long as Broadway entertainment itself. In The Shuberts and Their Passing Shows: The Untold Tale of Ziegfeld's Rivals , author Jonas Westover investigates beyond the Shuberts' business empire into their early revues and the centrifugal role they played in developing American theatre... more...

  • Morality and Viennese Opera in the Age of Mozart and Beethovenby Martin Nedbal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book explores how the Enlightenment aesthetics of theater as a moral institution influenced cultural politics and operatic developments in Vienna between the mid-eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Moralistic viewpoints were particularly important in eighteenth-century debates about German national theater. In Vienna, the idea that vernacular... more...

  • Who Knew?by Robert A. Cutietta

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 10.99

    This book answers unusual questions from classical music lovers about things they have always wondered but didn't know who to ask.The answers come from professional musicians and give a glimpse into how musicians think and talk about their profession. Readers will find themselves asking "Who knew!" more...

  • Pierre Jélyotte et les chanteurs de son tempsby Arthur Pougin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Il y a quelque trente ans un curieux de choses du théâtre, de Manne, mettait à exécution une idée assez ingénieuse et publiait sous ce titre : La Troupe de Voltaire, un livre dans lequel il remettait en lumière et, en les groupant, faisait connaître tous les acteurs qui avaient été, à la Comédie Française, les interprètes des ?uvres de... more...

  • Marie Malibranby Arthur Pougin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Ainsi les poètes chantent les artistes. Ainsi Lamartine chantait la Malibran au moment où celle-ci, succombant dans son printemps aux suites d'un accident dramatique dont la nouvelle avait terrifié l'Europe, venait de quitter la terre, emportant avec elle le secret des accents si souverainement pathétiques qui avaient ému, séduit et fasciné... more...