Music: Opera & Operetta

  • Opera in a Multicultural World: Coloniality, Culture, Performance book cover

    Opera in a Multicultural World

    Coloniality, Culture, Performance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Ingraham, Joseph So, Roy Moodley

    Through historical and contemporary examples, this book critically explores the relevance and expressions of multicultural representation in western European operatic genres in the modern world. It reveals their approaches to reflecting identity, transmitting meaning, and inspiring creation, as…

    Hardback – 2015-07-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Music

  • Gioachino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Gioachino Rossini

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By Denise Gallo

    Giochino Rossini: A Research and Information Guide is designed as a tool for those beginning to study the life and works of Gioachino Rossini as well as for those who wish to explore beyond the established biographies and commentaries. The first edition was  published in 2001, and represented…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide book cover

    Gaetano Donizetti

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By James P. Cassaro

    Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian opera composer. The book opens with a complete chronology of Donizetti's life (1797-1848) and career, relating it to contemporary events. The balance of the book…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Vincenzo Bellini: A Guide to Research book cover

    Vincenzo Bellini

    A Guide to Research, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Willier

    This comprehensive bibliography and research guide details all the works currently available on Vincenzo Bellini, the Italian opera composer best known for his work Norma, which is still regularly performed today at Covent Garden and by regional opera companies. 2001, the bicentennial anniversary…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Between Opera and Cinema book cover

    Between Opera and Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeongwon Joe, Rose Theresa

    Leading scholars of opera and film explore the many ways these two seemingly unrelated genres have come together from the silent-film era to today.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Urban Politics and Cultural Capital: The Case of Chinese Opera book cover

    Urban Politics and Cultural Capital

    The Case of Chinese Opera, 1st Edition

    By Ma Haili

    This book tells the story of how a regional Chinese theatrical form, Shanghai Yue Opera, evolved from the all-male ’beggar’s song’ of the early twentieth century to become the largest all-female opera form in the nation, only to face increasing pressure to survive under Chinese political and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality book cover

    Cathy Berberian: Pioneer of Contemporary Vocality

    1st Edition

    By Pamela Karantonis, Francesca Placanica, Pieter Verstraete

    Cathy Berberian (1925-1983) was a vocal performance artist, singer and composer who pioneered a way of composing with the voice in the musical worlds of Europe, North America and beyond. As a modernist muse for many avant-garde composers, Cathy Berberian went on to embody the principles of…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675–1725 book cover

    The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675–1725

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Lowerre

    Unlike collections of essays which focus on a single century or whose authors are drawn from a single discipline, this collection reflects the myriad performance options available to London audiences, offering readers a composite portrait of the music, drama, and dance productions that…

    Hardback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Performance in the Long Eighteenth Century: Studies in Theatre, Music, Dance

  • Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London book cover

    Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King's Theatre, London

    1st Edition

    By Michael Burden

    Regina Mingotti was the first female impresario to run London's opera house. Born in Naples in 1722, she was the daughter of an Austrian diplomat, and had worked at Dresden under Hasse from 1747. Mingotti left Germany in 1752, and travelled to Madrid to sing at the Spanish court, where the opera…

    Hardback – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Royal Musical Association Monographs

  • Opera after 1900 book cover

    Opera after 1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Notley

    The articles reprinted in this volume treat operas as opera and from some sort of critical angle; none of the articles uses methodology appropriate for another kind of musical work. Additional criteria used in selecting the articles were that they should not have been reprinted widely before and…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set book cover

    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Montemorra Marvin

    New perspectives on opera scholarship have emerged in recent years and have changed the course of the genre's study in significant ways. This series brings together selected articles and essays which reflect the new scholarship: the papers address sources, works, audiences, performers, creators,…

    Hardback – 2011-01-28
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • Essays on Opera, 1750-1800 book cover

    Essays on Opera, 1750-1800

    1st Edition

    Edited by John A. Rice

    The study of opera in the second half of the eighteenth century has flourished during the last several decades, and our knowledge of the operas written during that period and of their aesthetic, social, and political context has vastly increased. This volume explores opera and operatic life of the…

    Hardback – 2010-12-23
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

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