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Title Art and ideology in European opera : essays in honour of Julian Rushton / edited by Rachel Cowgill, David Cooper & Clive Brown
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk, U.K. ; Rochester, N.Y. : Boydell Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 413 pages) : illustrations, portrait, music
Contents I. Nationalism, cosmopolitanism and national opera. "Studying a little of the French air" : Louis Grabu's Albion and Albanius and the dramatic operas of Henry Purcell / Bryan White ; Mendelssohn's Die Hochzeit des Camacho : an unfulfilled vision for German opera / Clive Brown ; Funding grand opera in regional France : ideologies of the mid-nineteenth century / Katharine Ellis ; Stanford's and Le Fanu's Shamus O'Brien : Protestant constructions of Irish nationalism in late Victorian England / David Cooper ; Janáček, Nejedlý and the future of Czech national opera / John Tyrrell ; "As for opera I am bewildered" : Gustav Holst on the fringe of European opera / Richard Greene -- II. Opera, class and the politics of enlightenment. The Sadler's Wells dialogues of Charles Dibdin / Peter Holman ; Nobility in Mozart's operas / Mary Hunter ; New light and the man of might : revisiting early interpretations of Die Zauberflöte / Rachel Cowgill ; The Victorian Violetta : the social messages of Verdi's La traviata / Roberta Montemorra Marvin ; Carl Nielsen's carnival : time, space and the politics of identity in Maskarade / Daniel M. Grimley -- III. Opera and otherness. Beyond the exotic : how "Eastern" is Aida? / Ralph P. Locke ; Beyond Orientalism : the international rise of Japan and the revisions to Madama Butterfly / Domingos de Mascarenhas ; Opera as poetry : Bizet's Djamileh and the ironies of Orientalism / David Charlton ; Rimsky-Korsakov, Pan voyevoda and the Polish question : exposing the "Occidentalist irony" / Stephen Muir ; Modernism's distanced sound : a British approach to Schreker and others / Peter Franklin ; Being-with Grimes : the problem of others in Britten's first opera / J.P.E. Harper-Scott
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ideology in opera
Opera -- Political aspects -- Europe
Ideology in opera.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Opera.
MUSIC -- History & Criticism.
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- Opera & Classical Scores.
Opera -- Political aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, Clive, 1947-
Cooper, David, 1956-
Cowgill, Rachel
Rushton, Julian
ISBN 1843835673