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birth of opera

by Frederick William Sternfeld

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Published by Clarendon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy.
    • Subjects:
    • Opera -- Italy,
    • Libretto

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes.

      StatementF.W. Sternfeld.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1733.2 .S73 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL781462M
      ISBN 100198165730
      LC Control Number95013375

      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. The Birth of Tragedy presented a view of the Greeks so alien to the spirit of the time and to the ideals of its scholarship that it blighted Nietzsche's entire academic career. It provoked pamphlets and counter-pamphlets attacking him on the grounds of common sense, scholarship and : Friedrich Nietzsche.

      The Birth of an Opera offers illuminating insight into how operas are written and the personalities, incidents, and musical circumstances that have shaped their composition. Through a deft compilation of primary sources―letters, memoirs, and personal accounts from composers, librettists, and performers―Michael Rose re-creates for his readers the circumstances that gave rise to fifteen.   ShakeUp Music recomposed the Magic Flute "Papageno/Papagena" Duet into a colorful Mozart bird aria. Listen to an audiovisual Twitterstorm performed by .

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The Birth of an Opera offers illuminating insight into how operas are written and the personalities, incidents, and musical circumstances that have shaped their composition.

Through a deft compilation of primary sources―letters, memoirs, and personal accounts from composers, librettists, and performers―Michael Rose re-creates for his readers the circumstances that gave rise to fifteen operatic /5(11). Written by a leading musicologist, The Birth of Opera looks at the predecessors and early examples of opera from Poliziano's Orfeo (c.

) to Monteverdi's Arianna (). It pays considerable attention to the role played by such poets as Poliziano, Tasso, Guarini, Rinuccini, and Chiabrera and the conventions that gradually developed for shaping the dramatic plot with regard to operatic structure, in Cited by: Written by a leading musicologist, The Birth of Opera looks at the predecessors and early examples of opera from Poliziano's Orfeo (c.

) to Monteverdi's Arianna (). It pays considerable attention to the role played by such poets as Poliziano, Tasso, Guarini, Rinuccini, and Chiabrera and the conventions that gradually developed for shaping the dramatic plot with regard to operatic structure, in Author: F.

Sternfeld. From Monteverdi and Mozart to Puccini and Berg, each chapter focuses on a well-known opera and tells the story that lies behind its creation. Through a deft compilation of primary sources—letters, memoirs, and personal accounts from composers, librettists, and performers—Michael Rose re-creates for his readers the circumstances that gave rise to fifteen operatic milestones/5.

The Birth of an Opera offers illuminating insight into how operas are written and the personalities, incidents, and musical circumstances that have shaped their composition., The Birth of an Opera, Fifteen Masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck, Michael Rose, Written by a leading musicologist, The Birth of Opera looks at the predecessors and early examples of opera from Poliziano's Orfeo (c.

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Sternfeld has presented an encyclopedic study which concentrates on some of the main themes and devices of opera from its pre-history in the Orpheus myth of classical antiquity to the neo-classical representations of the myth by Stravinsky and others.

Great opera composers produced monumental works. Among the opera composers surveyed in the book are Gluck, Monteverdi, Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi, Wagner, Richard Strauss, Puccini, Benjamin Britten, Berlioz, Beethoven, Berg, Offenbach, Meyerbeer and several others.

The history of opera is by: Born in Italy more than years ago during the Renaissance, opera—a combination of vocal and orchestral music, drama, visual arts and dance—has been inspiring people for ages. In Florence, a small group of artists, statesmen, writers and musicians known as the Florentine Camerata decided to recreate the storytelling of Greek drama through music.

Enter Jacopo Peri (–), who. Opera originated in Italy at the end of the 16th century (with Jacopo Peri 's mostly lost Dafne, produced in Florence in ) and soon spread through the rest of Europe: Heinrich Schütz in Germany, Jean-Baptiste Lully in France, and Henry Purcell in England all helped to establish their national traditions in the 17th century.

Full-scale portrait of an art form compiled from thumbnail sketches across four centuries. This close-up approach turns out to be an excellent way to spotlight key moments in the history of opera, although music writer Rose (Berlioz Remembered,etc.) modestly aspires only “to re-create as nearly as possible the circumstances in which fifteen individual masterpieces have been put.

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Through a deft compilation of primary sources—letters, memoirs, and personal accounts from composers, librettists, and performers—Michael Rose re-creates for his readers the circumstances that gave rise to fifteen.

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