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The Cambridge companion to opera studies

Author: Nicholas Till
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge companions to music.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume will give lovers of opera as well as those studying the subject a comprehensive approach to the many facets of opera in the past and today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Till
ISBN: 9780521855617 0521855616 9780521671699 0521671698
OCLC Number: 798408327
Description: xi, 351 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Opera, the state and society / Thomas Ertman --
The business of opera / Nicholas Payne --
The operatic event: opera and opera audiences / Nicholas Till --
'Too much music': the media of opera / Christopher Morris --
Voices and singers / Susan Rutherford --
Opera and modes of theatrical production / Simon Williams --
Opera and the technologies of theatrical production / Nicholas Ridout --
The dramaturgy of opera / Laurel E. Zeiss --
Genre and poetics / Alessandra Campana --
The operatic work: texts, performances, receptions and repertories / Nicholas Till --
Opera and gender studies / Heather Hadlock --
Opera and national identity / Suzanne Aspden --
'An exotic and irrational entertainment': opera and our others; opera as other / Nicholas Till.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to music.
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Till.

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'In both the clarity of its organization and the uniformly high standard of the individual essays, this is an outstanding collection.' The Times Literary Supplement 'This is another useful addition Read more...

 
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