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splendid art of opera

Ethan Mordden

splendid art of opera

a concisehistory

by Ethan Mordden

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Published by Methuen in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEthan Mordden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1700
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21396422M
    ISBN 100416007317

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: In the beginning was the word --Italian import versus local product --The rise of comedy and the flight of music --The romantic classicist: Mozart --Romanticism in opera --The foundations of grand opera and melodrama --The passing of bel canto --Grand opera and opéra comique.

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