Opera And Drama

Pub Date : 1900 | Author : Richard Wagner | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803297653
ISBN 13 : 9780803297654

With Richard Wagner, opera reached the apex of German Romanticism. Originally published in 1851, when Wagner was in political exile, Opera and Drama outlines a new, revolutionary t..

Opera As Drama

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : Joseph Kerman | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520062744
ISBN 13 : 9780520062740

Studies works by such composers as Mozart, Purcell, Verdi, and Wagner to reveal the elements and values of musical drama and its use in expressing character and action..

Opera As Drama

Pub Date : 2013-08-21 | Author : Joseph Kerman | Publisher : Knopf

ISBN 10 : 9780307834003
ISBN 13 : 030783400X

Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever written. Fir..

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..

Osmin S Rage

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Peter Kivy | Publisher : Cornell University Press

ISBN 10 : 0801485894
ISBN 13 : 9780801485893

In his new concluding chapter, Peter Kivy advances his argument on behalf of a distinctive intellectual and musical character of opera before Mozart. He proposes that happy endings..