National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume II: Central and Eastern Europe

1st Edition

Michael C. Tusa

Routledge
Published December 23, 2010
Reference - 530 Pages
ISBN 9780754629061 - CAT# Y238271
Series: The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies

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Summary

This volume offers a cross-section of English-language scholarship on German and Slavonic operatic repertories of the "long nineteenth century," giving particular emphasis to four areas: German opera in the first half of the nineteenth century; the works of Richard Wagner after 1848; Russian opera between Glinka and Rimsky-Korsakov; and the operas of Richard Strauss and Janácek. The essays reflect diverse methods, ranging from stylistic, philological, and historical approaches to those rooted in hermeneutics, critical theory, and post-modernist inquiry.

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