Giacomo Meyerbeer and music drama in nineteenth-century Paris


Everist, Mark (2005) Giacomo Meyerbeer and music drama in nineteenth-century Paris, Aldershot, Ashgate, 460pp. (Variorum Collected Studies Series, CS805).

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Parisian music drama, 1806–64: social structures and artistic contexts; Lindoro in Lyon: Rossini's Le barbier de Séville; Gluck, Berlioz and Castil-Blaze: the poetics and reception of French opera; Meyerbeer's Margherita d'Anjou; Meyerbeer's Il crociato in Egitto: mélodrame, opera, orientalism; Giacomo Meyerbeer, the Théâtre Royal de l'Odéon and music drama in Restoration Paris; The Name of the Rose: Meyerbeer's opéra comique, Robert le Diable; Fromental Halévy: from opéra comique to grand opéra; Translating Weber's Euryanthe: German Romanticism at the dawn of French grand opera; 'Tutti i francesi erano diventati matti': Bellini and the Duet for Two Basses; Donizetti and Wagner: opéra de genre at the Théâtre de la Renaissance; 'Der Lieblingswunsch meines Lebens': contexts and continuity in Meyerbeer's opéras comiques

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 0860789152 (hardback)
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Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
D History General and Old World > DC France
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Music
ePrint ID: 12373
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2005
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:03
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/12373

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