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Opera & its Symbols: The Unity of Words, Music, & Staging

By: Robert Donington

$27.00

Robert Donington, the noted musicologist, performer, and writer, discusses the workings of symbolism in opera and the importance of staging opera in keeping with the composer’s intentions

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In this book the late musicologist, performer, and writer Robert Donington discusses the workings of symbolism in opera and the importance of staging an opera in keeping with the composer’s intentions.

His analysis includes scenes and characters from operas by Monteverdi, Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, Bizet, Puccini, Debussy, Strauss, Stravinsky, Berg, Britten, Tippett, and other composers.

Publisher:Yale University Press
Binding:Paperback
Volume(s):1
About the Author:Robert Donington, the noted musicologist, performer, and writer, is famous for his influential and provocative book Wagner’s “Ring” and Its Symbols, and for his indispensable reference work The Interpretation of Early Music.
Product Dimensions:6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Pages:247
Publication Date:September 10, 1992