Opera: The Basics
by Denise Gallo (9780415970716)

Opera: The Basics
Denise Gallo
Release Date: 22 November 2005
Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
Category: Music
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
ISBN: 9780415970716
ISBN-10: 0415970717

"Opera: The Basics "gives a brief introduction to 4 centuries of opera, ideal for students and interested listeners who want to learn more about this important musical style. After a brief introduction, the book is organized in two parts: Terms and Topics; and Genres and Styles. In the first part, the author traces the origins of opera, and then introduces the student to its basic terminology. In Part II, the author traces the history of major opera genres, including serious opera; comic opera; semi-serious opera; and vernacular opera. Throughout, sidebars offer studies of key issues. The book concludes with a bibliography, discography, and videography.
"Opera: The Basics "serves as an excellent introduction to the players, the music, and the styles that make opera an enduring and well-loved musical style.

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