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The opera; a sketch of the development of opera. With full descriptions of every work in the modern repertory,

Author: R A Streatfeild
Publisher: London, J.C. Nimmo; Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1897.
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Streatfeild, R.A. (Richard Alexander), 1866-1919.
Opera.
London, J.C. Nimmo; Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1897
(OCoLC)651769551
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R A Streatfeild
OCLC Number: 1194506
Description: xx, 336 pages 22 cm
Contents: 1. The beginnings of opera. Peri --
Monteverde--
Cavelli --
Cesti --
Cambert --
Lulli --
Purcell --
Keiser --
Scarlatti --
Handel --
2. The reforms of Gluck --
3. Opera buffa, opera comique, and singspiel. Pergolesi --
Rousseau --
Monsigny --
Grétry --
Cimarosa --
Hiller --
4. Mozart --
5. The close of the classical period. Méhul --
Cherubini --
Spontini --
Beethoven --
Boieldieu --
6. Weber and the romantic school. Weber --
Spohr --
Marschner --
Kreutzer --
Lortzing --
Nicolai --
Flotow --
Mendelssohn --
Schubert --
Schumann --
7. Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini --
8. Meyerbeer and French opera. Hérold --
Meyerbeer --
Berlioz --
Halévy --
Auber --
9. Wagner's early works --
10. Wagner's later works --
11. Modern France. Gounod --
Thomas --
Bizet --
Saint Saëns --
Reyer --
Massenet --
Bruneau --
12. Modern Italy. Verdi --
Boito --
Ponchielli --
Puccini --
Mascagni --
Leoncavallo --
13. Modern German and Slavonian opera. Cornelius --
Goetz --
Goldmark --
Humperdinck --
Smetana --
Glinka --
14. Opera in England. Balfe --
Wallace --
Benedict --
Goring Thomas --
Mackenzie --
Stanford --
Sullivan --
Cowen.
Responsibility: by R.A. Streatfeild, with an introd. by J.A. Fuller-Maitland.

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