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Opera In Theory And Practice Image And Myth

Pub Date : 2003-11-01 | Author : Lorenzo Bianconi | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 0226045927
ISBN 13 : 9780226045924

The History of Italian Opera marks the first time a team of scholars has worked together to investigate the entire Italian operatic tradition, rather than limiting its focus to maj..


Opera S Orbit

Pub Date : 2011-02-03 | Author : Stefanie Tcharos | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521116657
ISBN 13 : 0521116651

Tcharos illustrates opera's engagement in a larger musical sphere of Arcadian Rome, where opera inspired debate and fuelled ideological reform...




The Myth And Reality Of German Warfare

Pub Date : 2016-08-04 | Author : Gerhard P. Gross | Publisher : University Press of Kentucky

ISBN 10 : 9780813168388
ISBN 13 : 0813168384

Surrounded by potential adversaries, nineteenth-century Prussia and twentieth-century Germany faced the formidable prospect of multifront wars and wars of attrition. To counteract ..


Wagner Androgyne

Pub Date : 2014-07-14 | Author : Jean-Jacques Nattiez | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400863242
ISBN 13 : 1400863244

That Wagner conceived of himself creatively as both man and woman is central to an understanding of his life and art. So argues Jean-Jacques Nattiez in this richly insightful work,..


Extraordinary Measures

Pub Date : 2011-03-24 | Author : Joseph N. Straus | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199831401
ISBN 13 : 0199831408

Approaching disability as a cultural construction rather than a medical pathology, this book studies the impact of disability and concepts of disability on composers, performers, a..