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Situating Opera: Period, Genre, Reception

Herbert Lindenberger - Music - 2010
Setting opera within a variety of contexts - social, aesthetic, historical - Lindenberger illuminates a form that has persisted in recognizable shape for over four centuries ...
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The History in Literature: On Value, Genre, Institutions

Herbert Lindenberger - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 269 pages
Herbert Lindenberger was one of the first literary critics to call for some kind of return to historical thinking in literary criticism. His ten essays cover canon formation ...
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Opera and Its Symbols: The Unity of Words, Music, and Staging

Robert Donington - Music - 1992 - 248 pages
Explains the use of symbolism in opera, interprets scenes from Monteverdi, Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, Stravinsky, and Britten, and stresses the importance of staging an opera in ...
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Opera and Politics: From Monteverdi to Henze

John Bokina - Music - 2004 - 256 pages
In this book Bokina focuses on political aspects and meanings of operas from the baroque to the postmodern period, showing the varied ways that operas become sensuous vehicles ...
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The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies

Nicholas Till - Music - 2012 - 351 pages
The first comprehensive attempt to map the current field of opera studies by leading scholars in the discipline.
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Opera and Society in Italy and France from Monteverdi to Bourdieu

Victoria Johnson, Jane F. Fulcher, Thomas Ertman - Music - 2007
This edited volume brings together academic specialists writing on the multi-media operatic form from a range of disciplines: comparative literature, history, sociology, and ...
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The essence of opera

Ulrich Weisstein - Music - 1964 - 372 pages
Antologi af skrifter om opera i engelsk oversættelse.
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C. W. Von Gluck: Orfeo

Patricia Howard - Music - 1981 - 143 pages
This book explores all aspects of Gluck's historically important opera Orfeo.
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Schoenberg

Jonathan Dunsby - Music - 1992 - 84 pages
Pierrot lunaire (1912) is one of the most important music theater works ever written. This is the first guide in English to a work that continues to be performed, broadcast ...
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