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C.W. von Gluck, Orfeo / compiled by Patricia Howard.


Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0521296641, 0521228271

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Other Title CW von Gluck, Orfeo.
Other Authors Howard, Patricia.
Subjects Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von, 1714-1787. Orfeo.
Gluck, Christoph Willibald von (1714-1787). Orfeo ed Euridice.
Gluck, Christoph Willibald von, 1714-1787. Orfeo ed Euridice.
Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787. Orfeo ed Euridice.
Gluck, Christoph Willibald. Orfeo ed Euridice.
Opera's.
Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von)
Series Cambridge opera handbooks.
Description ix, 143 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Discography: pages 137-139.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 135-136) and index.
Contents The Orpheus myth in operatic history -- The libretto / Patricia Howard -- The grand coincidence of the reform -- Calzabigi and Metastasio -- Calzabigi and Gluck -- Synopsis / Patricia Howard -- 'The most moving act in all opera' / Patricia Howard -- The initial impact -- First performance: documentary / Hans Heimler -- First performance: speculation / Patricia Howard -- The diffusion through Europe / Eve Barsham -- Orpheus in England / Eve Barsham -- From Orfeo to Orphee / Patricia Howard -- From revolutionary to conservative -- Gluck at the Academie Royale -- A comparison of the scores -- The opera in the nineteenth century -- Berlioz and Gluck / Eve Barsham -- After Berlioz / Patricia Howard -- The opera in the twentieth century -- Berlioz: the best of both worlds / Sir Charles Mackerras -- Orphee et Euridice: Gluck's final solution / Tom Hammond -- A note on the aria di bravura 'L'espoir renait dans mon ame' / Tom Hammond -- Hands off Orfeo! / John Eliot Gardiner -- Gluck and the Wagner family / Patricia Howard -- The Orfeo show / Kevin Smith -- Table of numbers / Eve Barsham -- Discography / Malcolm Walker.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7838886
(OCoLC)ocm07838886
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