North German Opera in the Age of Goethe

North German Opera in the Age of Goethe

by Thomas Bauman


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521112154
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/11/2009
Pages: 460
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The birth of Saxon opera; 3. The diffusion of Saxon opera; 4. New directions: the Seyler company; 5. Prussian stirrings and Goethe's early librettos; 6. Prussian dominion and the end of Saxon opera; 7. Lean years: 1784-1791; 8. The assimilation of Southern styles; Catalogue of North German operas, 1766-1799; Selective bibliography; Index.

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