The Opera (A History Of Its Creation And Performance: 1600-1941)

By: Brockway, Wallace / Weinstock, Herbert

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006582: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards are Red linen-like cloth, with black and gold on spine. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for original owners name and date - 7/26/44 - at top of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound (with exception of page block just starting to separate after title page - well repaired by archival tape) and sharp cornered. Content Chapters include: The Birth of Opera * Classical Austerity and Laughter * Handel * The French Way: Part One * The Age of Gluck * Mozart * The Beethoven Heresy * The German Way * The Divine Organ-Grinder * Mad Scenes * The French Comic Spirit * Damaged Demigods * Berlioz * Grand-Opera Fanfare * Valhalla * A Perfect Opera * The French Way: Part Two * The Russians * Verdi * The Italians Slice Up Life * Strauss and Latter-Day Wagnerism * Massenet and Wagner in France * Folk Notes from many Lands * A Modern Galaxy * Opera in the United Stated * List of Recommended Recordings. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 603 pages

Title: The Opera (A History Of Its Creation And Performance: 1600-1941)

Author Name: Brockway, Wallace / Weinstock, Herbert

Categories: General, General,

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1941

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good with no Dust Jacket

Store ID: 006582

Keywords: Stage Plays Singing Singers History