Opera And Drama In Eighteenth Century London

Pub Date : 2001-05-10 | Author : Ian Woodfield | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139432222
ISBN 13 : 9781139432221

In this study, Ian Woodfield explores the cultural and commercial life of Italian opera in late eighteenth-century London. It was a period when theatre and opera worlds mixed, venu..

English Opera In Late Eighteenth Century London

Pub Date : 1997 | Author : Jane Girdham | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015056156055
ISBN 13 :

Stephen Storace (1762-96) was a prominent opera composer in London. His works exemplify the best in English opera, with music closely integrated with the drama, and including attra..

Art And Ideology In European Opera

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Rachel Cowgill | Publisher : Boydell & Brewer

ISBN 10 : 9781843835677
ISBN 13 : 1843835673

Essays highlight the interplay between opera, art and ideology across three centuries. Three broad themes are opened up from a variety of approaches: nationalism, cosmopolitanism a..

The Cambridge Companion To Eighteenth Century Opera

Pub Date : 2009-06-25 | Author : Anthony R. DelDonna | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139828178
ISBN 13 : 1139828177

Reflecting a wide variety of approaches to eighteenth-century opera, this Companion brings together leading international experts in the field to provide a valuable reference sourc..

The Beggar S Children

Pub Date : 2008-12-18 | Author : Madeline Smith Atkins | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443802789
ISBN 13 : 1443802786

A harsh satire of Eighteenth Century London life, John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera is a piece well known by students of literature and music. Gay's composition spawned a new genre..

Music In The London Theatre From Purcell To Handel

Pub Date : 2017-05-31 | Author : Colin Timms | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781108124560
ISBN 13 : 1108124569

This book is concerned with a hundred years of musical drama in England. It charts the development of the genre from the theatre works of Henry Purcell (and his contemporaries) to ..