Summary Book Review Gaetano Donizetti by James P. Cassaro:
Download or read book Gaetano Donizetti written by James P. Cassaro and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2009-07-15 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Gaetano Donizetti: A Research and Information Guide offers an annotated reference guide to the life and works of this important Italian opera composer. The book opens with a complete chronology of Donizetti's life (1797-1848) and career, relating it to contemporary events. The balance of the book details secondary resources and other works, including general sources, catalogs, correspondence, biographical sources, critical works; production/review sources, singers and theaters, and the individual operas.
Summary Book Review Donizetti and His Operas by William Ashbrook:
Download or read book Donizetti and His Operas written by William Ashbrook and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 1982 with total page 744 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The series will include both new and recent titles drawn from the whole range of the Press's very substantial publishing programs.
Summary Book Review The Rough Guide to Opera by Matthew Boyden:
Download or read book The Rough Guide to Opera written by Matthew Boyden and published by Rough Guides. This book was released on 2002 with total page 735 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Sketches of opera composers, opera synopses, and CD reviews.
Summary Book Review Donizetti's Don Pasquale by Burton D. Fisher:
Download or read book Donizetti's Don Pasquale written by Burton D. Fisher and published by Opera Journeys Publishing. This book was released on 2001-08-15 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review The Distin Legacy by Ray Farr:
Download or read book The Distin Legacy written by Ray Farr and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2014-08-11 with total page 440 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The rise of the brass band in 19th-century Britain is a historical, social and cultural phenomenon which represents the foundation of the modern international brass band movement. Authors such as Trevor Herbert, Arnold Myers and Roy Newsome mention and acknowledge the relevance of the Distin Family brass ensemble; however, extensive research has produced new information. This book examines the various Distin projects as the main reason why brass bands of today are established in their current form.
Summary Book Review Historical Dictionary of Opera by Scott L. Balthazar:
Download or read book Historical Dictionary of Opera written by Scott L. Balthazar and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2013-07-05 with total page 562 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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.
Summary Book Review Italian Literature Before 1900 in English Translation by Robin Healey:
Download or read book Italian Literature Before 1900 in English Translation written by Robin Healey and published by University of Toronto Press. This book was released on 2011 with total page 1150 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Italian Literature before 1900 in English Translation provides the most complete record possible of texts from the early periods that have been translated into English, and published between 1929 and 2008. It lists works from all genres and subjects, and includes translations wherever they have appeared across the globe. In this annotated bibliography, Robin Healey covers over 5,200 distinct editions of pre-1900 Italian writings. Most entries are accompanied by useful notes providing information on authors, works, translators, and how the translations were received. Among the works by over 1,500 authors represented in this volume are hundreds of editions by Italy's most translated authors - Dante Alighieri, [Niccoláo] Machiavelli, and [Giovanni] Boccaccio - and other hundreds which represent the author's only English translation. A significant number of entries describe works originally published in Latin. Together with Healey's Twentieth-Century Italian Literature in English Translation, this volume makes comprehensive information on translations accessible for schools, libraries, and those interested in comparative literature."--Pub. desc.
Summary Book Review Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor by Burton D. Fisher:
Download or read book Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor written by Burton D. Fisher and published by Opera Journeys Publishing. This book was released on 2001-08-15 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Music, Neurology, and Neuroscience: Historical Connections and Perspectives by :
Download or read book Music, Neurology, and Neuroscience: Historical Connections and Perspectives written by and published by Elsevier. This book was released on 2015-02-12 with total page 440 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Music, Neurology, and Neuroscience: Historical Connections and Perspectives provides a broad and comprehensive discussion of history and new discoveries regarding music and the brain, presenting a multidisciplinary overview on music processing, its effects on brain plasticity, and the healing power of music in neurological and psychiatric disorders. In this context, the disorders that plagued famous musicians and how they affected both performance and composition are critically discussed, as is music as medicine and its potential health hazard. Additional topics, including the way music fits into early conceptions of localization of function in the brain, its cultural roots in evolution, and its important roles in societies and educational systems are also explored. Examines music and the brain both historically and in the light of the latest research findings The largest and most comprehensive volume on "music and neurology" ever written Written by a unique group of real world experts representing a variety of fields, ranging from history of science and medicine, to neurology and musicology Includes a discussion of the way music has cultural roots in evolution and its important role in societies
Summary Book Review Donizetti's the Elixir of Love (L'Elisir D'Amore) by Burton D. Fisher:
Download or read book Donizetti's the Elixir of Love (L'Elisir D'Amore) written by Burton D. Fisher and published by Opera Journeys Publishing. This book was released on 2003-02-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review The Great Composers Portrayed on Film, 1913 through 2002 by Charles P. Mitchell:
Download or read book The Great Composers Portrayed on Film, 1913 through 2002 written by Charles P. Mitchell and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2015-07-11 with total page 348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is a comprehensive filmography of biographical films featuring the lives of 65 great classical composers. Performances analyzed include Richard Burton as Richard Wagner, Cornel Wilde as Frederic Chopin, Gary Oldman as Ludwig van Beethoven, Tom Hulce as Mozart, and Katharine Hepburn as Clara Schumann, among others. Arranged alphabetically by composer’s name and illustrated1with stills and posters, the text provides a brief biography of each composer and analyzes the feature films portraying him or her. Emphasis is given to the factual accuracy of the screenplay, the validity of the portrayal, and the film’s presentation of the composer’s music.
Summary Book Review Music and References to Music in Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-77 by Julia Eklund Koza:
Download or read book Music and References to Music in Godey's Lady's Book, 1830-77 written by Julia Eklund Koza and published by . This book was released on 1988 with total page 2320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Reader's Guide to Music by Murray Steib:
Download or read book Reader's Guide to Music written by Murray Steib and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-12-02 with total page 928 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Reader's Guide to Music is designed to provide a useful single-volume guide to the ever-increasing number of English language book-length studies in music. Each entry consists of a bibliography of some 3-20 titles and an essay in which these titles are evaluated, by an expert in the field, in light of the history of writing and scholarship on the given topic. The more than 500 entries include not just writings on major composers in music history but also the genres in which they worked (from early chant to rock and roll) and topics important to the various disciplines of music scholarship (from aesthetics to gay/lesbian musicology).
Summary Book Review Soloistic English Horn Literature from 1736-1984 by William Wallace McMullen:
Download or read book Soloistic English Horn Literature from 1736-1984 written by William Wallace McMullen and published by Pendragon Press. This book was released on with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Summary Book Review Ticket to the Opera by Phil G. Goulding:
Download or read book Ticket to the Opera written by Phil G. Goulding and published by Ballantine Books. This book was released on 2011-03-30 with total page 720 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Ticket to the Opera, Phil G. Goulding finally makes the magic and mystique of opera accessible to all. Here he offers a complete operatic education, including history, definitions of key musical terms, opera lore and gossip, portraits of famous singers and the roles they immortalized, as well as pithy introductions to the greatest operas of Europe and America and their composers. The book's centerpiece is what Goulding terms "the collection"--85 classics, among them Aida, The Marriage of Figaro, Carmen, and Madama Butterfly, that have been packing the world's opera houses for years. This entertaining, meticulously researched book also includes a fascinating chapter on American opera from George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess to Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach and a discussion of the gems of twentieth-century opera featuring works like Leos Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen, Alban Berg's Lulu, and Serge Prokofiev's The Love for Three Oranges. Whether you're a curious neophyte, a music lover interested in branching out, or an aficionado eager to compare notes with a brilliant fellow opera buff, you'll prize Ticket to the Opera as an essential volume in your music library.
Summary Book Review Calling on the Composer by Julie Anne Sadie:
Download or read book Calling on the Composer written by Julie Anne Sadie and published by Yale University Press. This book was released on 2005-07-10 with total page 430 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Every musically curious traveler or reader will find this guidebook indispensable. Distinguished musicologists Julie Anne and Stanley Sadie have traveled across Europe to compile an unparalleled directory of more than three hundred houses and museums where composers have lived and worked. Lively commentary on each location is included.