Opera: Passion, Power and Politics [Audiobook] download free by Kate Bailey

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics Audiobook download free by Kate Bailey
  • Listen audiobook: Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
  • Author: Kate Bailey
  • Release date: 2017/11/30
  • Publisher: V & A PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9781851779284
  • Rating: 7.3 of 10
  • Votes: 428
  • Review by: Georgia Gifford
  • Review rating: 9.03 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/20
  • Duration: 3H48M36S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-19
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MPEG4, MP3, WAV, FLAC, MPEG-4 SLS, MPC (compression RAR, TAR.GZ, ZIP, LZO, TGZ)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 19M18S (5 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Opera is traditionally regarded as an elitist art form far removed from reality by its fantastical plots and melodramatic divas. This book shows that beneath the opulent sets and sumptuous costumes, opera is very much a product of its time. Like all the great narrative arts, it draws on essential human experiences to create a form that can be endlessly reinvented to reflect a changing society.Focusing on seven opera premieres in seven distinct cultural landscapes, with additional essays by contemporary practitioners including Placido Domingo, Antonio Pappano and Simone Young, the book culminates in the international explosion of opera in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The seven operas and premieres are: Venice (Monteverdi's L'Incoranazione di Poppea, 1642);London (Handel's Rinaldo, 1711); Vienna (Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, 1786); Milan (Verdi's Nabucco, 1842); Paris (Wagner's Tannhauser, 1861); Dresden (Strauss' Salome, 1905) and St Petersburg (Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, 1934)
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Music Reviews & Criticism, Opera
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 81.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 240x310x30.48mm
  • Weight: 1,995.81g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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