All listings for this product
Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books
Save on Non-Fiction Books
- AU $47.34Trending at AU $49.62
- AU $74.05Trending at AU $76.83
- AU $22.09Trending at AU $23.10
- AU $35.47Trending at AU $39.18
- AU $26.74Trending at AU $37.70
- AU $17.65Trending at AU $21.74
- AU $37.61Trending at AU $38.98
About this product
- DescriptionReflecting a wide variety of approaches to eighteenth-century opera, this Companion brings together leading international experts in the field to provide a valuable reference source. Viewing opera as a complex and fascinating form of art and social ritual, rather than reducing it simply to music and text analysis, individual essays investigate aspects such as audiences, architecture of the theaters, marketing, acting style, and the politics and strategy of representing class and gender. Overall, the volume provides a synthesis of well established kwledge, reflects recent research on eighteenth-century opera, and stimulates further research. The reader is encouraged to view opera as a cultural phemen that can reveal aspects of our culture, both past and present. Eighteenth-century opera is experiencing continuing critical and popular success through invative and provoking productions world-wide, and this Companion will appeal to opera goers as well as to students and teachers of this key topic.
- Author BiographyAnthony R. DelDonna is Assistant Professor of Musicology at Georgetown University, Washington DC. Pierpaolo Polzonetti is Assistant Professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication25/06/2009
- SubjectOther Performing Arts
- Series TitleCambridge Companions to Music
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note2 b/w illus. 15 tables 41 music examples
- Weight550 g
- Width174 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byDr. Anthony R. DelDonna,Pierpaolo Polzonetti
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
This item doesn't belong on this page.
Thanks, we'll look into this.