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The Oxford illustrated history of opera

The Oxford illustrated history of opera

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Opera -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIllustrated history of opera
    Statementedited by Roger Parker.
    GenrePictorial works.
    ContributionsParker, Roger, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700 .O95 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 541 p., [42] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages541
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15611247M
    ISBN 100192854453
    OCLC/WorldCa50233510

    Other author/creator: Parker, Roger, Format: Electronic and Book: Publication Info: Oxford [England] ; New York: Oxford University Press, Description. The authors of this history wonder how opera transcends its significant dramatic flaws—the absurdity of a tuberculous character singing an aria, for .

    Bauman, Thomas A. / "The Eighteenth Century: Comic Opera".The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera. editor / Roger Parker. London: Oxford University Press, pp. Cited by: 1. He has worked in Continuing Education throughout his career and is the author of Oxford University's first two online courses in Music. Miss Claire-Louise Lucas Tutor. Claire-Louise Lucas is a professional mezzo-soprano and a part-time music tutor. She lectures on opera and song for Oxford University Department for Continuing Education.

    Roger Parker is Professor of Music at King's College, London, and the author of Leonora's Last Act and Remaking the Song. He is founding co-editor of the Donizetti critical edition, and editor of The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera. More about Roger Parker.   The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Opera by John Warrack Call Number: REF MLO6 R6 (RH); MLO6 R6 (LC) Author: Mike Magilligan.


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The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera is well worth the money. The book belongs on your shelf of works dealing with grand opera. The text is well written covering all the major works in the standard opera repertory from bel canto masterpieces to works being written today., An essential reference work.

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Opera buffa (Italian: [ˈɔːpera ˈbufːa]; "comic opera", plural: opere buffe) is a genre of was first used as an informal description of Italian comic operas variously classified by their authors as commedia in musica, commedia per musica, dramma bernesco, dramma comico, divertimento giocoso.

Especially associated with developments in Naples in the first half of the 18th century. Opera performances are often radically inventive. Composers' revisions, singers' improvisations, and stage directors' re-imaginings continually challenge our visions of canonical works.

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R. Hill: The Oxford Illustrated History of Theatre by John Russell Brown: The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe by T. C. W. Blanning: The Oxford Illustrated History of Tudor and Stuart.La Dafne (Daphne) is an early Italian opera, written in by the Italian composer Marco da Gagliano from a libretto by Ottavio is described as a favola in musica (fable set to music) composed in one act and a prologue.

The opera is based on the myth of Daphne and Apollo as related by Ovid in the first book of the earlier version of the .