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Author Fisher, Burton D.

Title A history of opera : milestones and metamorphoses / by Burton D. Fisher.

Publication Info. Miami, Fla. : Opera Journeys Pub., [2005]


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Edition Revised.
Description 1 online resource.
Series Opera classics library
Opera classics library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-378) and index.
Contents A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses / Opera Classics Library Series; About the Author; A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses: Title Page; Opera Journeys publications; Contents; A Prelude; Chapter One: The Birth of Modern Opera: The First 150 Years -- 1500 to 1750; Chapter two: Handel and Baroque Opera; Chapter three: Gluck: Returning to Ideals; Chapter four: French Baroque Opera: Lully and Rameau; Chapter five: Mozart and the Classical Era; Chapter six: Carl Maria von Weber: German Romanticism; Chapter seven: Rossini and Opera Buffa.
Summary A comprehensive history of opera that traces each milestone in opera history from the 16th century Camerata through the next 400 years, and featurrd in depth analysis of all important genres: the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras, Bel Canto, Opera Buffa, German Romanticism, Wagner and music drama, Verismo, Impressionism, Expressionism, Serialism, and much more.
Subject Opera.
Operas -- Scenarios.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Opera.
Opera. (OCoLC)fst01046145
Operas -- Scenarios. (OCoLC)fst01046227
ISBN 1930841981 (electronic bk.)
9781930841987 (electronic bk.)
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