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Opera and Drama

Richard Wagner

Opera and Drama

by Richard Wagner

  • 22 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Library Reprints .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9403920M
    ISBN 100722262469
    ISBN 109780722262467

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The number of books on music that I can say really made a big difference to my understanding is a pretty short one. But it would certainly include this one which is exactly what the title promises: a discussion of Opera as Drama.

Kerman, who passed away a few years ago, is one of the truly outstanding musicologists of the 20th by: The English word opera is an abbreviation of the Italian phrase opera in musica (“work in music”). It denotes a theatrical work consisting of a dramatic text, or libretto (“booklet”), that has been set to music and staged with scenery, costumes, and movement.

Aside from solo, ensemble, and choral singers onstage and a group of instrumentalists playing offstage, the performers of opera. Opera and Drama book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wilhelm Richard Wagner () was a German composer, conductor, /5(4).

Originally published inwhen Wagner was in political exile, Opera and Drama outlines a new, revolutionary type of musical stage work, which would finally materialize as The Ring of the Nibelung. Wagner's music drama, as he called it, aimed at a union of poetry, drama, music, and stagecraft.

In a rare book-length study, the composer Cited by:   About the Book. Passionate, witty, and brilliant, Opera as Drama has been lauded as one of the most controversial, thought-provoking, and entertaining works of operatic criticism ever published in and revised inOpera as Drama continues to be Opera and Drama book reading for all students and lovers of opera.

Opera is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers, but is distinct from musical theatre.

Such a "work" (the literal translation of the Italian word "opera") is typically a collaboration between a composer and a librettist and incorporates a number of the performing arts, such as acting, scenery, costume, and sometimes dance or ballet.

Prologue: Opera as drama --Orpheus: the neoclassic vision --The dark ages --Action and the musical continuity --Mozart --Verdi's Otello: traditional opera and the image of Shakespeare --Opera as sung play --Opera as symphonic poem --Retrenchment: Wozzeck and The Rake's Progress --Drama and the alternative --Epilogue: On operatic criticism.

OCLC Number: Notes: Paged continuously. Description: 2 volumes frontispiece (portrait) 20 cm: Contents: 1. Opera and the essence of music The stage-play and dramatical poetic art in the abstract Poetry and music in the drama of the future.

Opera as drama User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. By and large, the new edition of Opera as Drama retains the spirit and format of the original (LJ 11/1/56). However, in an effort to generalize the methodology used throughout the work, Kerman has Read full review3/5(1). Winter Begonia is the Downtown Abbey of Chinese opera.

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She likes a boy who finds out he is gay in acting class. Callie loves to read acting books at the library. In this book Callie is a set designer and at the end of the she becomes the stage manager. I would recommend this book to my friends because I think they would like it/5.

Music drama, type of serious musical theatre, first advanced by Richard Wagner in his book Oper und Drama (–51; “Opera and Drama”), that was originally referred to as simply “drama.” (Wagner himself never used the term music drama, which was later used by his successors and by critics and scholars.) This new type of work was intended as a return to the Greek drama as Wagner.

The Drama Theatre is the more intimate of our two proscenium arch theatres, and seats up to guests. True to its name, the Drama Theatre is the venue where you’ll find the venerated Bell Shakespeare, Sydney Theatre Co and Bangarra Dance Theatre. Space Opera Series Get lost in space with highly imaginative, action-packed series that follow intergalactic travelers, asteroid miners, and outcasts from Earth on their journeys and through their battles with alien predators and human menaces.

v. Opera and the essence of music.- The stage-play and dramatical poetic art in the abstract.- v. Poetry and music in the drama of the futurePages: particular work would be music, and, above all, opera In any case, I will shortly send you rather a long article on modern opera,—about Rossini and Meyerbeer." This we may take to be the first unmistakable shadowing forth of Oper und Drama, although the title and magnitude of the eventual book are not yet within clear range of vision.

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Across. JOSEPH KERMAN was a leading musicologist, music critic, and music educator from the s to the s. He reshaped our understanding and appreciation of Western classical music with his first book, Opera as Drama (), to his last, Opera and the Morbidity of Music (), including his studies on Bach, Beethoven, William Byrd, concertos, and more.

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