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The Drama Of Opera: Exotic and Irrational Entertainment


Fredman, M, The Drama Of Opera: Exotic and Irrational Entertainment, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, pp. 145. ISBN 1-903900-50-6 (2003) [Authored Research Book]


Fredman, M. The Drama of Opera: Exotic and Irrational Entertainment. (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2003) 146p. [Book] ISBN 1-903900-49 2 Research background: Opera studies has been a burgeoning area of scholarship in musicology, but it frequently downplayed or forgotten altogether that opera is above all a performing art Research contribution: The author brings 40-plus years of experience as an international conductor to this text. His insights into the backstage, preparation, sets, costumes, producers, conductors gives a greater sense of the complexity of staging an opera, and an enhanced appreciation of the art form. Research Significance: Published by UK-based academic press Sussex Academic in 2003.

Item Details

Item Type:Authored Research Book
Keywords:Opera, Myer Fredman
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Performing arts
Research Field:Drama, theatre and performance studies
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Music
UTAS Author:Fredman, M (Mr Myer Fredman)
ID Code:57631
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Conservatorium of Music
Deposited On:2009-08-03
Last Modified:2010-03-25

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