Historical Dictionary Of Opera

Author: Scott L. Balthazar
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810879433
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The information in the Historical Dictionary of Opera will help the reader identify central figures, works, concepts, and trends in the history of opera through selectively chosen entries that provide essential information and integrate that content within broad social or stylistic narratives. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on important persons, composers, individual keystone operas, cities and terms. This book is a vital reference tool for students, teachers, and to all opera lovers, performers, and composers who seek information about the development of the genre.
Historical Dictionary of Opera
Language: en
Pages: 562
Authors: Scott L. Balthazar
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-05 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The information in the Historical Dictionary of Opera will help the reader identify central figures, works, concepts, and trends in the history of opera through selectively chosen entries that provide essential information and integrate that content within broad social or stylistic narratives. This is done through a chronology, an introductory
Historical Dictionary of English Music
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Charles Edward McGuire, Steven E. Plank
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-08 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of English Music seeks to identify and briefly annotate a wide range of subjects relating to English musical culture, largely from the early 15th century through 1958, dates that reflect the coalescence of an identifiable English style in the early Renaissance and the death of the iconic
Historical Dictionary of Romantic Music
Language: en
Pages: 792
Authors: John Michael Cooper
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-17 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Romantic Music covers the history of this period through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on the most important traditions, famous pieces, persons, places, technical terms, and institutions of Romantic music. This book is a
The Oxford Dictionary of Opera
Language: en
Pages: 782
Authors: John Warrack, Lecturer in Music John Warrack, Ewan West
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press

Provides information on opera companies, festivals, conductors, terminology, characters, and more
Historical Dictionary of American Radio Soap Operas
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Jim Cox
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-15 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The period from 1925 to 1960 was the heyday of the American Radio Soap Opera. In addition to being part of popular culture, the soap opera had important commercial aspects as well that were not only related to their production, but also to the desperate need to sell products or