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Author Abbate, Carolyn.
Title A history of opera / Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker.
Publisher New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., 2012.
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 Book Stacks  ML1700 .A22 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 603 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Edition 1st ed.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 549-578) and index.
Contents Opera's first centennial -- Opera seria -- Discipline -- Opera buffa and Mozart's line of beauty -- Singing and speaking before 1800 -- The German problem -- Rossini and transition -- The tenor comes of age -- Young Verdi -- Grand opera -- Young Wagner -- Opéra comique, the crucible -- Old Wagner -- Verdi : older still -- Realism and clamour -- Turning point -- Modern speech -- We are alone in the forest.
ISBN 9780393057218 (hbk.) :
0393057216 (hbk.)
Subject Opera.
Alt Author Parker, Roger, 1951-

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