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By Peter Brown,Suzana Suzana OgrajenŠek

ISBN-10: 0199558558

ISBN-13: 9780199558551

ISBN-10: 0199679304

ISBN-13: 9780199679300

Opera used to be invented on the finish of the 16th century in imitation of the meant form of supply of old Greek tragedy, and, considering the fact that then, operas in response to Greek drama were one of the most crucial within the repertoire. This choice of essays via major professionals within the fields of Classics, Musicology, Dance reviews, English Literature, sleek Languages, and Theatre experiences offers a really wide-ranging and special evaluate of the relationship
between the 2 genres. considering the fact that tragedies have performed a miles better half than comedies during this department of operatic heritage, the quantity in general concentrates at the tragic repertoire, yet a bankruptcy on musical types of Aristophanes' Lysistrata is incorporated, in addition to discussions of incidental track, a
very vital a part of the musical reception of old drama, from Andrea Gabrieli in 1585 to Harrison Birtwistle and Judith Weir within the overdue 20th and early twenty-first centuries.

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