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  • Avenue Q: the Musical

    Avenue Q: the Musical
    av Jeff Whitty, Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781423489047

    Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighbourhood in his price range is "Avenue Q"; still, the neighbours seem nice. There…

  • Luisa Tetrazzini

    Luisa Tetrazzini
    av Charles Neilson Gattey

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780931340871

  • Scaling the High C's

    Scaling the High C's
    av John L. Brecknock, John Kennedy Melling

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810831377

    John Brecknock is an opera tenor famed for his miraculous breath control and beautiful, glossy voice. Scaling the High C's is an intimate look at the life of this opera star and his rise from a working-class English family to international fame--wit…

  • Pr'hody lisky Bystrousky, The Cunning Little Vixen

    Pr'hody lisky Bystrousky, The Cunning Little Vixen
    av Timothy Cheek

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810846715

    Responding to the ever-increasing popularity and international performances of operas by the Czech composer Leo? Janacek, this volume, the first in the Janacek Opera Libretti Series, is the full translation of The Cunning Little Vixen in English alo…

  • Richard Wagner and Festival Theatre

    Richard Wagner and Festival Theatre
    av Simon Williams

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275936082

    In contrast to most books on Richard Wagner, this biography focuses primarily on Wagner as an important figure in the development of the theatre. While his contribution to music history has been exhaustively documented and analyzed, his theatrical v…

  • Richard Wagner and Festival Theatre

    Richard Wagner and Festival Theatre
    av Simon Williams

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313274350

    In contrast to most books on Richard Wagner, this biography focuses primarily on Wagner as an important figure in the development of the theatre. While his contribution to music history has been exhaustively documented and analyzed, his theatrical v…

  • Richard Strauss's Elektra

    Richard Strauss's Elektra
    av Bryan Gilliam

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198166023

    Elektra was the fourth of fifteen operas by Strauss and opened his successful partnership with the librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal. It is one of the most important operas of the early twentieth century and it solidified Strauss's status as the lead…

  • Odysseus in Venedig

    Odysseus in Venedig
    av Hendrik Schulze

    Häftad - 2004 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631504956

    Die Figur des Odysseus war bei den Literaten des italienischen 17. Jahrhunderts sehr unbeliebt. Sie galt als zu ambivalent, um Protagonist eines literarischen Werkes zu sein. Trotzdem entstanden zur gleichen Zeit allein in Venedig nicht weniger als…

  • Encounters with Verdi

    Encounters with Verdi

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801417177

  • Verdi`s "Il trovatore" - The Quintessential Italian Melodrama

    Verdi`s "Il trovatore" - The Quintessential Italian Melodrama
    av Martin Chusid

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580464222

    No full-length study has ever been written on Il trovatore, in his day Verdi's most successful stage work. This book by one of the world's great Verdi authorities fills that gap, providing a comprehensive look at the opera, from its genesis and stru…

  • Situating Opera

    Situating Opera
    av Herbert Lindenberger

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521199896

    Setting opera within a variety of contexts - social, aesthetic, historical - Lindenberger illuminates a form that has persisted in recognizable shape for over four centuries. The study examines the social entanglements of opera, for example the rela…

  • Bringing Soprano Arias to Life

    Bringing Soprano Arias to Life
    av Boris Goldovsky, Arthur Schoep, Boris Goldovsky

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810823648

    New in Paperback! This book supplies a soprano with nearly everything she may need to perform the operatic arias discussed. The 28 arias included are chosen from among those that are more popular and most widely studied and performed. There are desc…

  • The Life of Bellini

    The Life of Bellini
    av John Rosselli

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521467810

    ‘A sigh in dancing pumps’ was Heine’s view of Bellini. His physical beauty, boundless success and untimely death at the age of thirty-three combined to give Bellini instant mythical status. But both the facts and the fantasies were…

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story
    av Elizabeth Anne Wells

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810876668

    In West Side Story: Cultural Perspectives on an American Musical, Wells presents a major scholarly study of the famous American musical West Side Story, viewing the work from cultural, historical, and musical perspectives. From the "mambo craze" of…

  • Richard Wagner: My Life

    Richard Wagner: My Life
    av Richard Wagner

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521359009

    This reprint is of the first English paperback edition of Richard Wagner's autobiography. This is a primary document of enormous importance for all Wagner enthusiasts, being virtually the sole source of information of the composer's childhood and yo…

  • Who Sang What on Broadway, 1866-1996 v. 1 & 2

    Who Sang What on Broadway, 1866-1996 v. 1 & 2
    av Ruth Benjamin

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786415069

    Hours of lost sleep with a tune running around one's head-and that voice. Whose is it, and from which Broadway production? Debates over a performer's repertoire devolving into acid arguments, blows traded, friendships torn asunder. Must the maddenin…

  • Gestures of Music Theater

    Gestures of Music Theater
    av Dominic Symonds

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199997169

    Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance offers new cutting edge essays focusing on Song and Dance as performative gestures that not only entertain but also act on audiences and performers. The chapters range across musical th…

  • Gestures of Music Theater

    Gestures of Music Theater
    av Dominic Symonds

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199997152

    Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and Dance offers new cutting edge essays focusing on Song and Dance as performative gestures that not only entertain but also act on audiences and performers. The chapters range across musical th…

  • The Teatro Solis

    The Teatro Solis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819565945

    The Teatro Solis in Montevideo, Uruguay-established in 1856 and still operating-is the oldest theater in the Americas. Solis audiences thrilled to the lyricism of many of the great singers of the 19th Century, among them Adelina Patti, Romilda Panta…

  • Remaking the Song

    Remaking the Song
    av Roger Parker

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520244184

    Opera performances are often radically inventive. Composers' revisions, singers' improvisations, and stage directors' re-imaginings continually challenge our visions of canonical works. But do they go far enough? This elegantly written, beautifully…

  • Make Believe

    Make Believe
    av Ethan Mordden

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195105940

    The 1920s represented a turning point in the history of the Broadway musical, breaking with the vaudeville traditions of the early twentieth century to anticipate the more complex, sophisticated musicals of today. Composers Jerome Kern, George Gersh…

  • Loverly

    Loverly
    av Dominic McHugh

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199827305

    Few musicals have had the impact of Lerner and Loewe's timeless classic "My Fair Lady." Sitting in the middle of an era dominated by such seminal figures as Rodgers and Hammerstein, Frank Loesser, and Leonard Bernstein, "My Fair Lady" not only enjoy…

  • The Nation's Image: French Grand Opera as Politics and Politicized Art

    The Nation's Image: French Grand Opera as Politics and Politicized Art
    av Jane Fulcher

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521327749

  • Claudio Monteverdi: Orfeo

    Claudio Monteverdi: Orfeo
    av John Whenham

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521284776

    A detailed study of the earliest opera in the modern repertoire.

  • Rusalka

    Rusalka
    av Timothy Cheek

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810883055

    Known worldwide as a composer of symphonies and chamber music, Czech composer Antonin Dvorak declared toward the end of his life that his main love was writing operas. Written in 1900 at the height of Dvorak's creative powers, his fairy tale opera R…

  • Richard Kislan

    Richard Kislan

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557832177

    An examination of the history, creators and vital components of musicals. The guide traces the musical's evolution through the eras of minstrels, vaudeville, burlesque, revue and comic opera. It covers the lives and techniques of Jerome Kern, Rogers…

  • Off Stage

    Off Stage
    av Betty Comden

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879100841

    In this incandescent autobiographical collage, lyricist, playwright and performer Betty Comden takes an exuberant and rueful look back on a lifetime of celebrated triumphs and private sorrow. With her lifelong collaborator Adolph Green, she has achi…

  • Experiencing Broadway Music

    Experiencing Broadway Music
    av Kat Sherrell

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810889002

    Experiencing Broadway Music: A Listener's Companion explores approximately the last century of American musical theater, beginning with the early-twentieth-century shift from European influenced operettas and bawdy variety shows to sophisticated wor…

  • Musical Comedy on the West End Stage, 1890 -  1939

    Musical Comedy on the West End Stage, 1890 - 1939
    av L. Platt

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403932259

    This book offers the first full historical treatment of a music theatre that was once at the centre of London's West End. From the late Victorian period to the early 1920s, musical comedy was the single most popular form of 'legitimate' theatre ente…

  • Rent

    Rent
    av Jonathan Larson, Evelyn McDonnell, Kathy Silberger

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780688154370

    In these pages, Rent offers what most theater books can't: a chance to step behind the curtain and feel the electricity of a stage phenomenon as it unfolds. Rent captures the heart and spirit of a generation, reflecting it onstage through the emotio…

  • Robert Saxton: Caritas

    Robert Saxton: Caritas
    av Dr. Wyndham Thomas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754666011

    Caritas relates the 'true', yet largely undocumented story of Christine Carpenter, a 14th-century anchoress who moves towards insanity as her desire for a divine revelation continues to be unfulfilled after a period of three years locked in her cell…

  • Bayreuth

    Bayreuth
    av Frederic Spotts

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300066654

    The operatic festival Richard Wagner founded in 1876 is the oldest and most famous in the world. It is also the most controversial, for it became the cultural showcase of the Third Reich. In this prize-winning and generously-illustrated book - the f…

  • The Don Giovanni Moment

    The Don Giovanni Moment
    av Lydia Goehr, Daniel Alan Herwitz, Lydia Goehr

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231137546

    Mozart's Don Giovanni is an operatic masterpiece full of iconic and mythical tensions that still resonate today. The work redefines the terms of power, seduction, and morality, and the resulting conflict between the aesthetic and the ethical is deep…

  • Master Singers

    Master Singers
    av Donald George

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199324187

    There is often a dichotomy between the academic approach to singing that voice students learn in the studio and what professional singers do on the operatic and concert stage. Great singers at the top of the performing profession achieve their place…

  • Master Singers

    Master Singers
    av Donald George

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199324170

    There is often a dichotomy between the academic approach to singing that voice students learn in the studio and what professional singers do on the operatic and concert stage. Great singers at the top of the performing profession achieve their place…

  • Betty Comden and Adolph Green

    Betty Comden and Adolph Green
    av Alice Robinson

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313276590

    This reference provides a detailed overview of the work of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who for over fifty years have collaborated on skits, musicals, revues, and films. The book begins with a biography and a chronology, which serve as a summary o…

  • Making Musicals

    Making Musicals
    av Tom Jones

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879100957

    The lyricist/librettist of The Fantasticks, the longest running show in the history of the American theater, takes on a new role as your guide through the magical world of the stage musical.

  • A Mad Love

    A Mad Love
    av Vivien Schweitzer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465096930

    Opera is a visceral, emotional experience. No prior knowledge is needed to enjoy a soaring aria, or to be moved to laughter and to tears by popular operas like Carmen and La Boheme. But to fully appreciate this centuries-old art form, one must know…

  • The People Vs. Mona

    The People Vs. Mona
    av Patricia Miller

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780573660283

    Musical / 3m, 5f (Doubling) / Unit Set The People vs. Mona revolves around Mona Mae Katt, who is accused of murdering her husband on their wedding night. The resulting trial brings out the worst and the funniest of the citizens in the tiny town of T…

  • Wagner On Music And Drama

    Wagner On Music And Drama
    av Albert Goldman

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780306803192

    A compendium of Richard Wagner's prose works. Selected and arranged, and with an introduction by Albert Goldman and Evert Sprinchorn

  • The Broadway Song

    The Broadway Song
    av Mark Ross Clark

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199351671

    Truly powerful vocal performance in musical theater is more than just the sum of good vocal tone and correct notes. As experienced teacher, director, and performer Mark Ross Clark lays out in The Broadway Song, powerful performance communicates the…

  • Opera From the Greek

    Opera From the Greek
    av Michael Ewans

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754660996

    Michael Ewans explores how classical Greek tragedy and epic poetry have been appropriated in opera, through eight selected case studies. These range from Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria, drawn from Homer's Odyssey, to Mark-Antony Turnage'…

  • Don Quijote's Sally into the World of Opera

    Don Quijote's Sally into the World of Opera
    av Barbara P Osquival-Heinemann

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820416557

    The fascinating character of Don Quijote has intrigued readers and literary critics throughout the centuries. Yet, the windmill-fighting knight and his jolly squire, Sancho Panza, had an even greater impact on the world of music and particularly ope…

  • Open a New Window

    Open a New Window
    av Freelance Writer Ethan Mordden

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403960139

    The author of numerous books about Broadway takes readers on a stunning tour of the 1960s, the "Golden Age" of musicals, from Cabaret to Fiddler on the Roof. Reprint.

  • From Backpacks to Broadway

    From Backpacks to Broadway
    av Rekha S. Rajan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610485609

    Musical theater is a dynamic, collaborative art form, which encompasses music, theater, dance, and the visual arts. Traditionally associated with adult performers, musicals also have roles designated specifically for children. How then does involvem…

  • From Backpacks to Broadway

    From Backpacks to Broadway
    av Rekha S. Rajan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610485616

    Musical theater is a dynamic, collaborative art form, which encompasses music, theater, dance, and the visual arts. Traditionally associated with adult performers, musicals also have roles designated specifically for children. How then does involvem…

  • Titanic

    Titanic

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575600727

  • Verdi in the Age of Italian Romanticism

    Verdi in the Age of Italian Romanticism
    av Kimbell David R. B. Kimbell

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521230520

    Professor Kimbell's classic study illuminates the first fifteen years of Verdi's composing career.

  • Kurt Weill: On Stage

    Kurt Weill: On Stage
    av Foster Hirsch

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780879109905

    His best-known song is "Mack the Knife," with words by Bertolt Brecht, from The Threepenny Opera, first performed in Weimar Berlin in 1928. Five years later, Kurt Weill fled the Nazis to come to America, where he soon emerged as one of the most admi…

  • The Literary Lorgnette

    The Literary Lorgnette
    av Julie A. Buckler

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804732475

    The "Golden Age" of opera-going in Russia, from the 1840s through the 1880s, coincided with the flourishing of Russian prose realism. During this period, opera and literature exerted a reciprocal influence on one another, each adopting and providing…

  • Music and Theatre

    Music and Theatre

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521619288

    This volume of eleven essays, compiled as a tribute to Winton Dean on his seventieth birthday, focuses on that area which has absorbed Winton Dean's interest throughout his distinguished career: opera and other theatre music. The first half of the b…

  • Opera: The Basics

    Opera: The Basics
    av Denise Gallo

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415970716

    Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including:the origins of operabasic terminologythe history of major opera genres including: serious opera, comic opera, semi-se…

  • Opera: The Basics

    Opera: The Basics
    av Denise Gallo

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415970723

    Opera: The Basics offers an excellent introduction to four centuries of opera. Its easy to follow sections explore topics including:the origins of operabasic terminologythe history of major opera genres including: serious opera, comic opera, semi-se…

  • The Sound of Their Music

    The Sound of Their Music
    av Frederick Nolan

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557834737

    The greatest partnership in the history of the musical captured in print wonderfully illustrated. For this new edition the book has been completely rewritten and substantially expanded to include material on Rodgers' early career with Lorenz Hart as…

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Giacomo Puccini
    av Kurt Michaelis, Wolfgang Marggraf, Kurt Michaelis

    Pocket - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783795902698