skip to content
Opera offstage : passion and politics behind the great operas Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Opera offstage : passion and politics behind the great operas

Author: Milton E Brener
Publisher: London : Robson, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Who inspired Carmen's fiery heroine? Was there a plot behind the hostile reception to the premiere of Madame Butterfly? What compromises did Richard Strauss make with the Nazi government to get his  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton E Brener
ISBN: 1861055366 9781861055361
OCLC Number: 50214901
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
The man who was Figaro: The marriage of Figaro --
Tirso de Molina and the Duke of Osuna: Don Giovanni --
The Freemason opera: The magic flute --
The reluctant opera composer: Fidelio --
The useless precaution: The barber of Seville --
An opera in two weeks: The elixir of love --
Wagner, robber, and the Thetis: The flying Dutchman --
The opera director and the Dresden uprising: Lohengrin --
Triboulet and Francis I: Rigoletto --
Alexandre Dumas and the Lady of Camellias: La traviata --
Wagner and Frau Wesendonck: Tristan and Isolde --
Three men and an opera: Faust --
The Paris Opera and the jockeys: Tannhauser --
An excess of corpses: La forza del destino --
Verdi at the opera: Don Carlos --
A case for incest: The valkyrie --
The forgotten man: Aida --
Bizet and La Mogador: Carmen --
A most unusual triangle: Eugene Onegin --
Twin meteors: Pagliacci and Cavalleria rusticana --
Ferocious pantomime: Tosca --
Frau Wagner and the religious war of 1903: Parsifal --
A mysterious failure: Madame Butterfly --
Oscar Wilde and the evil of innocence: Salome --
The tragedy offstage: The girl of the golden West --
Richard Strauss, Stefan Zweig, and the Nazis: Die Schweigsame Frau --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Milton Brener.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50214901> # Opera offstage : passion and politics behind the great operas
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "50214901" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/ML1700> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/782.1/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1046145> ; # Opera
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/116575378> ; # Milton E. Brener
    schema:datePublished "2002" ;
    schema:description "Preface -- The man who was Figaro: The marriage of Figaro -- Tirso de Molina and the Duke of Osuna: Don Giovanni -- The Freemason opera: The magic flute -- The reluctant opera composer: Fidelio -- The useless precaution: The barber of Seville -- An opera in two weeks: The elixir of love -- Wagner, robber, and the Thetis: The flying Dutchman -- The opera director and the Dresden uprising: Lohengrin -- Triboulet and Francis I: Rigoletto -- Alexandre Dumas and the Lady of Camellias: La traviata -- Wagner and Frau Wesendonck: Tristan and Isolde -- Three men and an opera: Faust -- The Paris Opera and the jockeys: Tannhauser -- An excess of corpses: La forza del destino -- Verdi at the opera: Don Carlos -- A case for incest: The valkyrie -- The forgotten man: Aida -- Bizet and La Mogador: Carmen -- A most unusual triangle: Eugene Onegin -- Twin meteors: Pagliacci and Cavalleria rusticana -- Ferocious pantomime: Tosca -- Frau Wagner and the religious war of 1903: Parsifal -- A mysterious failure: Madame Butterfly -- Oscar Wilde and the evil of innocence: Salome -- The tragedy offstage: The girl of the golden West -- Richard Strauss, Stefan Zweig, and the Nazis: Die Schweigsame Frau -- Afterword."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6152207> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Opera offstage : passion and politics behind the great operas"@en ;
    schema:productID "50214901" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50214901#PublicationEvent/london_robson_2002> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6152207#Agent/robson> ; # Robson
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781861055361> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA2W0530> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50214901> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1046145> # Opera
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Opera"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/116575378> # Milton E. Brener
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1930" ;
    schema:familyName "Brener" ;
    schema:givenName "Milton E." ;
    schema:name "Milton E. Brener" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781861055361>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1861055366" ;
    schema:isbn "9781861055361" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.