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Title The Cambridge companion to opera studies / edited by Nicholas Till.
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML1700 .C166 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xi, 351 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Cambridge companions to music. Topics
Cambridge companions to music.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Opera, the state and society / Thomas Ertman -- The business of opera / Nicholas Payne -- The operatic event: opera and opera audiences / Nicholas Till -- 'Too much music': the media of opera / Christopher Morris -- Voices and singers / Susan Rutherford -- Opera and modes of theatrical production / Simon Williams -- Opera and the technologies of theatrical production / Nicholas Ridout -- The dramaturgy of opera / Laurel E. Zeiss -- Genre and poetics / Alessandra Campana -- The operatic work: texts, performances, receptions and repertories / Nicholas Till -- Opera and gender studies / Heather Hadlock -- Opera and national identity / Suzanne Aspden -- 'An exotic and irrational entertainment': opera and our others; opera as other / Nicholas Till.
Summary This volume will give lovers of opera as well as those studying the subject a comprehensive approach to the many facets of opera in the past and today.
Subject Opera.
Related Names Till, Nicholas, 1955- Editor.
ISBN 0521671698 paperback
9780521855617 hardback
0521855616 hardback
9780521671699 paperback
Standard # 40021728594
OCLC number 798408327