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An introduction to the dramatic works of Giacomo Meyerbeer : operas, ballets, cantatas, plays

Author: Robert Ignatius Letellier
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791-1864) was a great musical dramatist in his own right. This book carries forward the process of rediscovery and reassessment of Meyerbeer's art - including not just his famous French operas, but also his German and Italian ones - placing them in the context of his entire dramatic oeuvre, including his ballets, oratorios, cantatas and incidental music. From Meyerbeer's first stage presentation  Read more...
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Letellier, Robert Ignatius.
Introduction to the dramatic works of Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(OCoLC)639553036
Named Person: Giacomo Meyerbeer; Giacomo Meyerbeer; Giacomo Meyerbeer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ignatius Letellier
ISBN: 9780754660392 0754660397
OCLC Number: 122338017
Description: xiv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ballet --
Cantata --
German Operas: Singspiel --
Italian Operas: Opera Seria --
French Operas: Grand Opéra --
French Operas: Opéra Comique --
Plays.
Responsibility: Robert Ignatius Letellier.
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