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Music and Theatre: Essays in Honour of Winton Dean

Music and Theatre: Essays in Honour of Winton Dean (Paperback)

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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 book covers the period from the late seventeenth century to the mid-eighteenth. The second half of the book ranges over later opera: operacomique; Mendelssohn's operas; the influence of Wagner; the finales of Janacek's operas; and Britten's first two major operas, Peter Grimes and The Rape of Lucretia.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" music Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 17/02/2005 ISBN-13: 9780521619288  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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