Music: Opera & Operetta

  • Essays on the Performance of Baroque Music: Opera and Chamber Music in France and England book cover

    Essays on the Performance of Baroque Music

    Opera and Chamber Music in France and England, 1st Edition

    By Mary Cyr

    In this collection of essays Mary Cyr explores some of the written and unwritten performance conventions that applied to French and English music of the 17th and early 18th centuries. Using composers' own notations, marks added by 18th-century performers, historical treatises, and pictorial…

    Hardback – 2008-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Giacomo Meyerbeer and Music Drama in Nineteenth-Century Paris book cover

    Giacomo Meyerbeer and Music Drama in Nineteenth-Century Paris

    1st Edition

    By Mark Everist

    Nineteenth-century Paris attracted foreign musicians like a magnet. The city boasted a range of theatres and of genres represented there, a wealth of libretti and source material for them, vocal, orchestral and choral resources, to say nothing of the set designs, scenery and costumes. All this…

    Hardback – 2005-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Monteverdi and his Contemporaries book cover

    Monteverdi and his Contemporaries

    1st Edition

    By Tim Carter

    This collection of reprinted essays takes the trends of the author's Music, Patronage and Printing in Late Renaissance Florence (also in the 'Variorum' series) in a somewhat different direction. If the focus there was primarily on archival documents, here it is on the actual music. The…

    Hardback – 2000-11-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • French Opera 1730–1830: Meaning and Media book cover

    French Opera 1730–1830: Meaning and Media

    1st Edition

    By David Charlton

    The majority of these collected essays date from 1992 onwards, three of them having been specially expanded for this volume. Drawing on recent archival research and new musicological theory, they investigate distinctive qualities in French opera from early opéra comique to early grand opera. ’Media…

    Hardback – 2000-03-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • La Vestale book cover

    La Vestale

    1st Edition

    By Saverio Mercadante

    First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1986-06-01
    Garland Science

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