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Title The Cambridge companion to twentieth-century opera / edited by Mervyn Cooke.

Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank Reference  782.1 Cam /0044 acn:116069    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM Southbank  782.10904 CAMB  SEVEN DAY LOAN  AVAILABLE
Physical description xlvii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to music.
Cambridge companions to music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-357) and indexes.
Contents A chronology of twentieth-century operatic premieres Nigel Simeone xviii -- Part 1 Legacies 1 -- 1 Opera in transition / Arnold Whittall 3 -- 2 Wagner and beyond / John Deathridge 14 -- 3 Puccini and the dissolution of the Italian tradition / Virgilio Bernardoni 26 -- Part 2 Trends 45 -- 4 Words and actions / Caroline Harvey 47 -- 5 Symbolist opera: trials, triumphs, tributaries / Philip Weller 60 -- 6 Expression and construction: the stage works of Schoenberg and Berg / Alan Street 85 -- 7 Neo-classical opera / Chris Walton 105 -- Part 3 Topographies 123 -- 8 France and the Mediterranean / Nigel Simeone 125 -- 9 Austria and Germany, 1918-1960 / Guido Heldt 146 -- 10 Eastern Europe / Rachel Beckles Willson 165 -- 11 Russian opera: between modernism and romanticism / Marina Frolova-Walker 181 -- 12 American opera: innovation and tradition / Elise K. Kirk 197 -- 13 Opera in England: taking the plunge / Christopher Mark 209 -- Part 4 Directions 223 -- 14 Music theatre since the 1960s / Robert Adlington 225 -- 15 Minimalist opera / Arved Ashby 244 -- 16 Opera and film / Mervyn Cooke 267 -- 17 Popular musical theatre (and film) / Stephen Banfield 291 -- 18 Opera in the marketplace / Nicholas Payne 306 -- 19 Technology and interpretation: aspects of 'modernism' / Tom Sutcliffe 321.
Local note Copy 3 in Lenton Parr Music, Visual and Performing Arts Library from the Melba Conservatorium Library Collection
Other author Cooke, Mervyn.
Subject Opera -- 20th century.
Local series Melba Conservatorium Library Collection
Standard Number 9780521783934 (pbk.)
ISBN 0521783933 (paperback)
9780521780094 (hardback)
0521780098 (hardback)