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Gluck and the French theatre in Vienna

Author: Bruce Alan Brown
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the works that the Bohemian Christoph Gluck composed for Vienna's French theatre, but which also reflects his involvement with a wide range of theatrical cultures - French  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Brown, Bruce Alan.
Gluck and the French theatre in Vienna.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
(OCoLC)639807274
Named Person: Christoph Willibald Gluck, Ritter von; Christoph Willibald Gluck; Christoph Willibald Gluck, Ritter von; Christoph Willibald Gluck, Ritter von; Christoph Willibald Gluck; Christoph Willibald von Gluck; Christoph Willibald Gluck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Alan Brown
ISBN: 0193164159 9780193164154
OCLC Number: 22450600
Description: xvii, 525 pages : illustrations, music ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction - the context of a reform; cultural politics in Maria Theresa's Vienna; the new theatrical order; Gluck and concerts in the Burgtheater; Hilverding and the reform of ballet; Gluck and "Opera-Comique" to 1760; the French Theatre and the Imperial wedding festivities of 1760; Angiolini, Gluck, and Viennese ballet-pantomime; theory into practice - "Orfeo ed Euridice"; "Opera-Comique" - rivalry with Paris; after Durazzo. Appendices: repertory of ballets in the Viennese Theatres, 1752-1765; repertory of "Operas-Comiques" in the Viennese Theatres, 1752-1765; Gluck's official positions in the Viennese Theatres, 1755-1764.
Responsibility: Bruce Alan Brown.
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