Music: Opera & Operetta

  • Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera book cover

    Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth L. Glixon

    The past four decades have seen an explosion in research regarding seventeenth-century opera. In addition to investigations of extant scores and librettos, scholars have dealt with the associated areas of dance and scenery, as well as newer disciplines such as studies of patronage, gender, and…

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

  • National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume II: Central and Eastern Europe book cover

    National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume II

    Central and Eastern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael C. Tusa

    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…

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

  • National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume I: Italy, France, England and the Americas book cover

    National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume I

    Italy, France, England and the Americas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Huebner

    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…

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

  • Opera Remade, 1700–1750 book cover

    Opera Remade, 1700–1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Dill

    Opera in the first half of the eighteenth century saw the rise of the memorable composer and the memorable work. Recent research on this period has been especially fruitful, showing renewed interest in how opera operated within its local cultures, what audience members felt was at stake in opera…

    Hardback – 2010-11-28
    Routledge
    The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

  • Jonathan Harvey: Song Offerings and White as Jasmine book cover

    Jonathan Harvey: Song Offerings and White as Jasmine

    1st Edition

    By Michael Downes

    Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012) was one of Britain's leading composers: his music is frequently performed throughout Europe, the United States (where he lived and worked) and Japan. He is particularly renowned for his electro-acoustic music, an aspect on which most previous writing on his work has…

    Hardback – 2009-12-23
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus book cover

    Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Cross

    Hailed at its premiere at the London Coliseum in 1986 as the most important musical and theatrical event of the decade, The Mask of Orpheus is undoubtedly a key work in Harrison Birtwistle's output. His subsequent stage and concert pieces demand to be evaluated in its light. Increasingly, it is…

    Hardback – 2009-11-28
    Routledge
    Landmarks in Music Since 1950

  • Gilbert and Sullivan: Class and the Savoy Tradition, 1875-1896 book cover

    Gilbert and Sullivan

    Class and the Savoy Tradition, 1875-1896, 1st Edition

    By Regina B. Oost

    Making use of archival resources in the United Kingdom and the United States, Regina B. Oost examines advertisements, promotional materials, and programs, as well as letters, diaries, and account books, to reconstruct the ways in which Richard D'Oyly Carte, W.S. Gilbert, and Arthur Sullivan…

    Hardback – 2009-11-28
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • 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

  • Twentieth-Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain book cover

    Twentieth-Century British Authors and the Rise of Opera in Britain

    1st Edition

    By Irene Morra

    This book is the first to examine in depth the contributions of major British authors such as W. H. Auden and E. M. Forster, as critics and librettists, to the rise of British opera in the twentieth century. The perceived literary values of British authors, as much as the musical innovations of…

    Hardback – 2007-12-14
    Routledge

  • The Monthly Mask of Vocal Music 1702–1711: A Facsimile Edition book cover

    The Monthly Mask of Vocal Music 1702–1711

    A Facsimile Edition, 1st Edition

    By Thelma Wilson

    Edited by Olive Baldwin

    The Monthly Mask is a fascinating series of 360 songs, of immensely varied interest, showing what the public bought month by month as songs to sing, play and teach. It ran from November 1702 to September 1711, and offered the 'newest Songs', with theatre songs often appearing within a week of their…

    Hardback – 2007-06-28
    Routledge

  • Opera Coaching book cover

    Opera Coaching

    1st Edition

    By Alan Montgomery

    "Opera Coaching "is the first practical guide for pianists, singers, and opera producers to this important--and often neglected--career. The opera coach is a teacher who helps singers not only meet the physical and vocal demands of a score, but--like the dramatic coach--shapes their entire…

    Paperback – 2006-03-21
    Routledge

  • 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

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