Short History of Opera

ISBN-10: 0231119585

ISBN-13: 9780231119580

Edition: 4th 2003

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Beloved by students, teachers and opera lovers, this text begins with opera's precursors in the lyric theatre of the Greeks, reveals the genre's beginnings in the 17th century and charts its progress to the present day.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 7/18/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 992
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface to the Fourth Edition
Introduction
Music and Drama to the End of the Sixteenth Century
The Lyric Theater of the Greeks
Medieval Dramatic Music
The Immediate Forerunners of Opera
The Seventeenth Century
The Beginnings: Opera in Florence and Mantua
Other Early Seventeenth-Century Italian Court Operas, Including the First Comic Operas in Florence and Rome
Italian Opera in the Later Seventeenth Century in Italy
Seventeenth-Century Italian Opera in German-Speaking Lands
Early German Opera
Opera in France from Lully to Charpentier
Opera in England
The Eighteenth Century
Masters of the Early Eighteenth Century
Opera Seria: General Characteristics
Opera Seria: The Composers
The Operas of Gluck
The Comic Opera of the Eighteenth Century
The Operas of Mozart and His Viennese Contemporaries
The Nineteenth Century
The Turn of the Century
Grand Opera
Opera Comique, Operetta, and Lyric Opera
Italian Opera of the Primo Ottocento: Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, and Their Contemporaries
The Romantic Opera in Germany
The Operas of Wagner
The Later Nineteenth Century: France, Italy, Germany, and Austria
Other National Traditions of Opera from the Seventeenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries
National Traditions of Opera
The Twentieth Century
Introduction / Opera in France and Italy
Opera in the German-Speaking Countries
National Opera in Russia and Neighboring Countries; Central and Eastern Europe; Greece and Turkey; the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland; Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
Opera in the British Isles, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Opera in the United States
Chinese Opera (Xiqu)
List of Abbreviations
Bibliography
Sources and Translations of Musical Examples
Index
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