The Opera A Sketch of the Development of Opera. With full Descriptions of all Works in the Modern Repertory.
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The Opera A Sketch of the Development of Opera. With full Descriptions of all Works in the Modern Repertory.

By R. A. (Richard Alexander) Streatfeild
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  • THE OPERA
  • A Sketch of the Development of Opera. With full Descriptions of all Works in the Modern Repertory.
    • WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY J.A. FULLER-MAITLAND
      • THIRD EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED
      • LONDON
      • GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS, LIMITED
      • PHILADELPHIA: J.B. LIPPINCOTT CO.
    • THIRD EDITION, REVISED AND ENLARGED
    • LONDON
    • GEORGE ROUTLEDGE & SONS, LIMITED
    • PHILADELPHIA: J.B. LIPPINCOTT CO.
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I
    • THE BEGINNINGS OF OPERA
  • CHAPTER II
    • THE REFORMS OF GLUCK
  • CHAPTER III
    • OPERA BUFFA, OPÉRA COMIQUE, AND SINGSPIEL
  • CHAPTER IV
    • MOZART
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE CLOSE OF THE CLASSICAL PERIOD
  • CHAPTER VI
    • WEBER AND THE ROMANTIC SCHOOL
  • CHAPTER VII
    • ROSSINI, DONIZETTI, AND BELLINI
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • MEYERBEER AND FRENCH OPERA
  • CHAPTER IX
    • WAGNER'S EARLY WORKS
  • CHAPTER X
    • WAGNER'S LATER WORKS
  • CHAPTER XI
    • MODERN FRANCE
  • CHAPTER XII
    • MODERN ITALY
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • MODERN GERMAN AND SLAVONIC OPERA
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • ENGLISH OPERA
  • INDEX OF OPERAS
  • INDEX OF COMPOSERS
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