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The Oxford illustrated history of opera

Author: Roger Parker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history and social context of opera is explored by a group of leading British and American scholars in this volume. The core of the book is a historical survey of opera, from its beginnings in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Parker
ISBN: 0192854453 9780192854452
OCLC Number: 59534910
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 560 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The seventeenth century / Tim Carter --
The eighteenth century : serious opera ; The eighteenth century : comic opera / Thomas Bauman --
The nineteenth century : France / David Charlton --
The nineteenth century : Italy / William Ashbrook --
The nineteenth century : Germany / Barry Millington --
Russian, Czech, Polish, and Hungarian opera to 1900 / John Tyrrell --
The twentieth century : to 1945 ; The twentieth century : 1945 to the present day / Paul Griffiths --
The staging of opera / Roger Savage --
Opera singers / William Ashbrook --
Opera as a social occasion / John Rosselli.
Other Titles: Illustrated history of opera.
Responsibility: edited by Roger Parker.

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lavishly illustrated volume * Sunday Telegraph 30/12/01 *

 
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