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The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies


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Opera after 1900

Opera after 1900

1st Edition

Margaret Notley
January 28, 2011

The articles reprinted in this volume treat operas as opera and from some sort of critical angle; none of the articles uses methodology appropriate for another kind of musical work. Additional criteria used in selecting the articles were that they should not have been reprinted widely before and...

The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set

The Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies: 6-Volume set

1st Edition

Roberta Montemorra Marvin
January 28, 2011

New perspectives on opera scholarship have emerged in recent years and have changed the course of the genre's study in significant ways. This series brings together selected articles and essays which reflect the new scholarship: the papers address sources, works, audiences, performers, creators,...

Essays on Opera, 1750-1800

Essays on Opera, 1750-1800

1st Edition

John A. Rice
December 23, 2010

The study of opera in the second half of the eighteenth century has flourished during the last several decades, and our knowledge of the operas written during that period and of their aesthetic, social, and political context has vastly increased. This volume explores opera and operatic life of the...

Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera

Studies in Seventeenth-Century Opera

1st Edition

Beth L. Glixon
December 23, 2010

The past four decades have seen an explosion in research regarding seventeenth-century opera. In addition to investigations of extant scores and librettos, scholars have dealt with the associated areas of dance and scenery, as well as newer disciplines such as studies of patronage, gender, and...

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

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

1st Edition

Michael C. Tusa
December 23, 2010

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...

National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume I: Italy, France, England and the Americas

National Traditions in Nineteenth-Century Opera, Volume I: Italy, France, England and the Americas

1st Edition

Steven Huebner
December 23, 2010

This volume covers opera in Italy, France, England and the Americas during the long nineteenth century (1789-1914). The book is divided into four sections that are thematically, rather than geographically, conceived: Places-essays centering on contexts for operatic culture; Genres and...

Opera Remade, 1700–1750

Opera Remade, 1700–1750

1st Edition

Charles Dill
November 28, 2010

Opera in the first half of the eighteenth century saw the rise of the memorable composer and the memorable work. Recent research on this period has been especially fruitful, showing renewed interest in how opera operated within its local cultures, what audience members felt was at stake in opera...

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