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Opera: dead or alive; production, performance, and enjoyment of musical theatre / Ronald E. Mitchell.


Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [1970] .
ISBN 9780299058111, 0299058115

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Subjects Oper.
Opera -- Production and direction.
Operas -- Analysis, appreciation.
Description xii, 322 pages : illustrations, pls. ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-312).
Contents 1. Audiences and theatres -- 2. Systems and subsidies -- 3. Singers and actors -- 4. Staging : Staging, good and poor ; Interruption ; Dance and divertissement ; Singers in costume ; Elaborateness and simplification ; Realism and detail -- 5. The stage director's hand : Figaro: a matter of clarity ; The ring: a matter of illusion, symbol, and light ; Der Rosenkavalier: a matter of taste and proportion
6. Drama for music : The story of Orpheus -- 7. Baroque opera : Dido and Aeneas ; Dido Deserted -- 8. Ballad opera : The beggar's opera -- 9. Comic opera: Rococo and Biedermeier : Cosi fan Tutte ; Tsar and Carpenter -- 10. Romantic melodrama : II Trovatore -- 11. Comic opera: Victorian : H.M.S. Pinafore -- 12. Verismo and Viennismo : La Boheme ; The merry widow -- 13. Proletarian music drama : Wozzeck -- 14. Musical comedy : Oklahoma! ; Kiss me, Kate -- 15. Contemporary opera : A midsummer night's dream.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)105609
(OCoLC)ocm00105609
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WorldCat Identities Mitchell, Ronald Elwy, 1905-1986.
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