W. A. Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro / Edition 1

W. A. Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro / Edition 1

by Tim Carter
     
 

This opera handbook examines Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro from historical and musical perspectives.See more details below

Overview

This opera handbook examines Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro from historical and musical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521316064
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1988
Series:
Cambridge Opera Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Mozart and the opera buffa tradition Michael F. Robinson; 3. Beaumarchais, da Ponte and Mozart: from play to opera; 4. Synopsis; 5. Verse and music in Le nozze di Figaro; 6. Opera buffa and the Classical style: the Act I trio; 7. Music and drama in Le nozze di Figaro; 8. Le nozze di Figaro: a brief performance history; Notes; Select bibliography; Discography Malcolm Walker.

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