The Essence of Victorian Opera: The Unheroic and the Heroic Middle-class Tastes and Mores (Hardback)Arnold Ian Smith (author)
Hardback 405 Pages / Published: 01/01/2014
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An interdisciplinary examination of the literary, musical, and sociological aspects of the works written for the Victorian lyric stage. It presents a vivid picture of the 19th century English lyric stage and provides a framework for this study by examining some of the 17th and 18th century forerunners of the Victorian operatic repertoire.
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Number of pages: 405
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