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Gluck and the birth of modern opera.

Patricia Howard

Gluck and the birth of modern opera.

by Patricia Howard

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gluck, Christoph Willibald, Ritter von, 1714-1787.,
  • Opera.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [113]

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.G5 H67 1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p.
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910145M
    LC Control Number64011564
    OCLC/WorldCa2037373

    IPHIGENIE EN AUDLIDE: First opera of Gluck in French. The finest moments in this opera are the great monologues by Agamemnon. Jose Van Dam at the end of the second act is at his finest when he tussles with himself over the sacrifice of his daughter, and he fully convey's the suffering of a person in his position/5(12). The Complete Opera Book is a guide to operas by American music critic and author Gustav Kobbé first published (posthumously) in the United States in and the United Kingdom in A revised edition from by the Earl of Harewood is known as Kobbé's Complete Opera revision, edited by Harewood and Antony Peattie, is titled The New Kobbé's Opera Book.

    Start studying THE BIRTH OF OPERA. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. On 5 October , the team of Calzabigi and Gluck produced Orfeo ed Euridice, which is generally regarded as the official beginning of the Gluckian operatic reform. The arena was moved from Vienna to Paris, where Gluck produced Iphigenie en Aulidein April Meanwhile, in , Paris had requested a new opera from Gluck entitled Roland.

      Christoph Willibald Gluck, German classical composer, best known for his operas, including Orfeo ed Euridice (), Alceste (), Paride ed Elena (), Iphigénie en Aulide (), the French version of Orfeo (), and Iphigénie en Tauride (). He was knighted in Gluck.   The title of this volume, The Birth of Opera, belies its true breadth, for F. W. Sternfeld has presented an encyclopedic study which concentrates on some of the main themes and devices of opera from its pre-history in the Orpheus myth of classical antiquity to the neo-classical representations of the myth by Stravinsky and others.


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Wikipedia Citation. Orpheus und Eurydike by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Opera-Dance by Pina Bausch (Opéra national de Paris ) [Blu-ray] out of 5 stars 26 Multi-Format.

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von Gluck, Orfeo. Sources. Brown, Bruce Alan; Rushton, Julian (). "Gluck, Christoph Willibald Ritter von" in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, edited by Stanley : Macmillan. ISBN (hardcover). OCLC (eBook).; Hayes, Jeremy et al. "Gluck, Christoph Willibald" in The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie.

At times, the tone of Abbate and Parker's text seems to lack the solemn reverence of other histories of opera as when they remark upon Monteverdi's 'Orfeo' as being elevated to "the Ur-opera"(42) or the conventional tendency to, perhaps, over-inflate the role of philosophers and theorists in the birth of s: Eighteenth-century opera, particularly the operas of Gluck Eighteenth-century singing technique and interpretation, particularly the castrato voice Theatrical production in the eighteenth century.

Publications: a select list Books. Gluck and the birth of modern opera (Barrie & Rockliffe, ). The author, Patricia Howard, regards Gluck as the key figure behind the opera reforms of the 18th century. From the Table of Contents, we can see how Howard begins by establishing the atmosphere that provoked and enabled these reforms.

She continues by discussing the major areas of reform. Written by a leading musicologist, The Birth of Opera looks at the predecessors and early examples of opera from Poliziano's Orfeo (c.

) to Monteverdi's Arianna (). It pays considerable attention to the role played by such poets as Poliziano, Tasso, Guarini, Rinuccini, and Chiabrera and the conventions that gradually developed for shaping the dramatic plot with regard to operatic Author: F.

Sternfeld. Gluck and the opera: a study in musical history by Ernest Newman (Book) Gluck and the birth of modern opera by Patricia Howard (Book) Gluck: an eighteenth-century portrait in letters and documents by Patricia Howard (Book).

Patricia Howard Gluck and the birth of modern opera St. Martin's Press, Price indication: (used only): from $ Bruce Alan Brown Gluck and the French Theatre in Vienna Oxford University Press, USA, ; ISBN Price indication: (used only): from $ Christoph Willibald (Ritter von) Gluck (German: [ˈkʁɪstɔf ˈvɪlɪbalt ˈɡlʊk]; 2 July – 15 November ) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical in the Upper Palatinate and raised in Bohemia, both part of the Holy Roman Empire, he gained prominence at the Habsburg court at Vienna.

There he brought about the practical reform of opera's. Opera - Opera - Venetian opera: The inauguration early in of the first public opera house, the Teatro di San Cassiano in Venice—a commercial venture for one of the city’s wealthy merchant families—was another decisive factor in the development of opera.

This event ultimately removed opera from the exclusive patronage of royalty and nobility and placed it within reach of all but the. Gluck and the birth of modern opera by Patricia Howard () Das Glück wohnt am anderen Ende der Welt: Love Story (German Edition) by Sandy Palmer (Oct 8, ) Glücklichsein im Alltag: Ein kurzer Ratgeber zum Glück (German Edition) by Martina Ledermann ( ).

Gluck was a distinctive, original voice in the early evolution of modern art in Britain. This handsome book presents a major reassessment of Gluck’s life and work, examining, among other things, the artist’s numerous personal relationships and contemporary notions of.

Orpheus und Eurydike by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Opera-Dance by Pina Bausch (Opéra national de Paris ) [Blu-ray] by Yann Bridard, Marie-Agnes Gillot, et al.

out of 5 stars Gluck, detail of a portrait by Joseph Duplessis, dated (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck (2 July in Erasbach near Berching (Upper Palatinate) – 15 November in Vienna) was an opera composer of the early classical period.

The overall approach of telling the "story of opera" in several short case-studies is very interesting, and the author uses primary sources in a very fantastic way. Block-quote snippets of letters and other first-person narratives from the involved parties, weaved in between standard prose from the author with his interpretation and commentary/5(3).The tale of Philemon and Baucis shows the god Jupiter rewarding a simple Phrygian couple for an outstanding act of kindness, while Gluck’s setting of the story of Orpheus (a role recomposed for soprano in this rarely heard version) and his descent into the Underworld to reclaim his beloved wife Euridice has frequently been hailed as the birth of modern opera.

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