A song of love and death : the meaning of opera


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Conrad, Peter


Keyword(s):
Opera. OpÈra. Oper


Year:
1987


Pages:
384 p.


Publisher:
Poseidon Press


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
15549290


Label:
Box 137


Notes:
25 cm. Orpheus -- Dionysus -- Eros -- Mephistopheles -- Dagon -- Classical opera -- Mozart -- Romantic opera -- Beethoven and political opera -- Berlioz and historical opera -- Verdi -- Wagner -- Realism and Puccini -- Wagnerism and Strauss -- Past and present -- Phantoms of the opera -- The Met and the metropolis -- Opera in a garden -- New theaters -- Drama against music -- After the revolution, and before -- Beating time -- A black goddess -- Archetypes -- The ecstasy and agony of song. Includes index. Peter Conrad. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: ML1700; Dewey: 782.1


ISBN:
ISBN: 0671643533; 9780671643539 LCCN: 87-10352


Research notes:
Review copy - uncorrected proof Insert taped to inside front cover


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