Cinema's illusions, opera's allure: the operatic impulse in film
From Richard Wegner and George Lucas to Alfred Hitchcock and Maria Callas, Schroeder provides a fascinating account of the entire absorbing history of the interdependence of opera and film, demonstrating how opera can be found lurking in the background of a wide range of films. The allure of opera to cinema early in the century held up through the silent era, into sound films, through the golden age of movies, and into the most recent approaches to moviemaking. "Cinema's Illusions, Opera's Allure explores the numerous ways--some predictable, some unexpected, and some bizarre--that this has happened.
2 pages matching venetian in this book
Results 1-2 of 2
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Phantom of the Opera
A life at the opera
25 other sections not shown
19th-century achieve Alberich alreadv American appears aria audience beautiful becomes Beethoven beginning bel canto Bizet's camera Carmen carnival castrati century Chaplin characters chorus cinema Citizen Kane composer course culture death DeMille DeMille's director diva Don Giovanni Don Jose Eisenstein emotions especially fact Farrar Fellini filmmakers forces Geraldine Farrar German gives Godard grand opera grandeur Griffith Herrmann Hitchcock Hollywood Ibid idea Isolde Italian Jews Kane Lang's leitmotif Lohengrin look Madeleine Maria Callas Marx Brothers Medea montage movie Mozart myth Nevsky Nosferatu obsession offers opera house orchestra Orpheus Otello overture Pasolini passion perhaps Phantom played plot political possible Preminger Prokofiev proved quartet recognized Richard Wagner Ring cycle role satire scene score Scottie screen seems sense sexual Siegfried silent films singers singing song sound Star takes theme themselyes thev tion titles music Tristan Unlike Vertigo viewers visual images voice Wagner Wagnerian What's Opera woman women York