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The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

Alternatives to grand opera and popular musical go back at least as far as Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire, early Stravinsky, and Kurt Weill as well as the Broadway and off-Broadway theater operas of ... More


The Opera

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Eliot was already familiar with the opera and operetta before he went to Paris as his older brother had taken him to watch The Merry Widow in 1905. Although Eliot is known to have knowledge about and ... More


Ancient Tragedy in Opera, and the Operatic Debut of Oedipus the King (Munich, 1729)

Reinhard Strohm

in Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199558551
eISBN:
9780191808432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199558551.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the integration of classical drama into the public operatic world in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. It identifies three aspects of seventeenth-century ... More


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