Twentieth Century Opera: A Guide / Edition 1

Twentieth Century Opera: A Guide / Edition 1

by George Martin, George Whitney Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0879102756

ISBN-13: 9780879102753

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

(Limelight). Martin provides a guide to opera that is sweeping in its scope, thorough in its detail, and authoritative in its commentary. He recalls a century of achievement in an art form that today enjoys unprecedented popularity and that has been generously enriched by challenging works in many cases yet to be fully recognized of the modern era.  See more details below

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(Limelight). Martin provides a guide to opera that is sweeping in its scope, thorough in its detail, and authoritative in its commentary. He recalls a century of achievement in an art form that today enjoys unprecedented popularity and that has been generously enriched by challenging works in many cases yet to be fully recognized of the modern era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879102753
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
703
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.92(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IIntroductory Essays1
ISome Aspects of Twentieth-Century Opera, 1900-753
IILeos Janacek: A Life in Music17
IIIPuccini Psychoanalyzed: A Twentieth-Century Approach to Musical Biography30
IVStravinsky and the Natures of Ballet and Opera43
VProkofiev's Operas: Bad Luck and Politics55
VISome Aspects of Twentieth-Century Opera, 1976-9971
Pt. IISynopses87
Pt. IIICompendium and Glossary of Composers, a Few Others, and Terms Pertinent to Twentieth-Century Opera631
Bibliography667
Index675

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