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The Resource How to listen to and understand opera, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)

How to listen to and understand opera, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)

Label
How to listen to and understand opera
Title
How to listen to and understand opera
Statement of responsibility
Robert Greenberg
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The history of opera is traced from its beginning in the early 17th century to around 1924. The lectures examine landmark operas; musical, cultural, and social developments that influenced opera's growth; and the influence of national languages and cultures on opera
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
VIA
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1954-
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Greenberg, Robert
Dewey number
782.1
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
ML1700.1
LC item number
.G74 2001b
Literary text for sound recordings
  • instruction
  • lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Robert Greenberg
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Opera
  • Vocal music
  • Monteverdi, Claudio
Label
How to listen to and understand opera, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
In 4 containers
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
pt. 1: lecture 1-2. Introduction and words and music -- lecture 3-4. A brief history of vocal expression in music -- lecture 5-8. The invention of opera and Monteverdi's Orfeo -- pt. 2: lecture 9-12. The growth of opera, the development of Italian opera seria, and Mozart's Idomeneo -- lecture 13-16. The rise of opera buffa and Mozart's the Marriage of Figaro -- lecture 17-18. The bel canto style and Rossini's the Barber of Seville -- lecture 19-22. Verdi and Otello -- lecture 23-24. French opera -- pt. 4: lecture 25. German opera comes of age -- lecture 26-27. Richard Wagner and Tristan und Isolde -- lecture 28. Late Romantic German opera: Richard Strauss and Salome -- lecture 29-30. Russian opera -- lecture 31-32. Verismo, Puccini, and Tosca
Control code
ocm46542672
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
32 sound discs (ca. 1440 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565853751
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 740
  • 741--744
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
How to listen to and understand opera, Robert Greenberg, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
In 4 containers
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
pt. 1: lecture 1-2. Introduction and words and music -- lecture 3-4. A brief history of vocal expression in music -- lecture 5-8. The invention of opera and Monteverdi's Orfeo -- pt. 2: lecture 9-12. The growth of opera, the development of Italian opera seria, and Mozart's Idomeneo -- lecture 13-16. The rise of opera buffa and Mozart's the Marriage of Figaro -- lecture 17-18. The bel canto style and Rossini's the Barber of Seville -- lecture 19-22. Verdi and Otello -- lecture 23-24. French opera -- pt. 4: lecture 25. German opera comes of age -- lecture 26-27. Richard Wagner and Tristan und Isolde -- lecture 28. Late Romantic German opera: Richard Strauss and Salome -- lecture 29-30. Russian opera -- lecture 31-32. Verismo, Puccini, and Tosca
Control code
ocm46542672
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
32 sound discs (ca. 1440 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781565853751
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 740
  • 741--744
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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