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Music and Theatre: Essays in Honour of Winton Dean
     

Music and Theatre: Essays in Honour of Winton Dean

by Nigel Fortune (Editor)
 

This volume of eleven essays, compiled as a tribute to Winton Dean on his seventieth birthday, focuses on that area which has absorbed Winton Dean's interest throughout his distinguished career: opera and other theatre music. The first half of the book covers the period from the late seventeenth century to the mid-eighteenth. The second half of the book ranges

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This volume of eleven essays, compiled as a tribute to Winton Dean on his seventieth birthday, focuses on that area which has absorbed Winton Dean's interest throughout his distinguished career: opera and other theatre music. The first half of the book covers the period from the late seventeenth century to the mid-eighteenth. The second half of the book ranges over later opera: operacomique; Mendelssohn's operas; the influence of Wagner; the finales of Janácek's operas; and Britten's first two major operas, Peter Grimes and The Rape of Lucretia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521323482
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/21/1987
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

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