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The Oxford illustrated history of opera

Author: Roger Parker
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView 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: 474859507
Notes: Originalår: 1994
Description: xv, 541 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Seventeenth Century ; 2. The Eighteenth Century: Serious Opera ; 3. The Eighteenth Century: Comic Opera ; 4. The Nineteenth Century: France ; 5. The Nineteenth Century: Italy ; 6. The Nineteenth Century: Germany ; 7. Russian, Czech, Polish, and Hungarian Opera to 1900 ; 8. The Twentieth Century: to 1945 ; 9. The Twentieth Century: 1945 to the Present Day ; 10. The Staging of Opera ; 11. Opera Singers ; 12. Opera as a Social Event ; Further Reading ; Chronology ; Acknowledgements ; Index
Other Titles: Illustrated history of opera
Responsibility: ed. by Roger Parker

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

 
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