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Composers of operetta.

Gervase Hughes

Composers of operetta.

by Gervase Hughes

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Composers.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML390.H887 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination283 p.
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5846370M
    LC Control Number62004876
    OCLC/WorldCa600078

    Harry Truman, who was the U.S. President at the time of Kern’s death, was quoted as saying in David Ewen’s book, COMPOSERS FOR THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATRE: “[Kern’s] melodies will live in. Operetta is a term which started to be used in the 19th century to describe an opera that was not too serious and often full of fun. It is often described as “light opera” (“light” meaning “not serious“). In an opera everything is usually sung. In an operetta there is a lot of spoken dialogue, and songs and dances are added to this. Similar traditions already existed in other.

      The two most famous composers in the Silver Age of operetta, which overtook the Golden Age of Johann Strauss II, were Franz Lehár and Emmerich Kálmán. These composers took the world by storm with pieces such as Lehár’s The Merry Widow in and Kálmán’s Tatárjárás in Their folk dances, waltzes, and beautiful melodies became. $ / By Various Composers. (Voice and Piano). Schott. Book only. Size 9x12 inches. 64 pages. Published by Schott.

    With book and lyrics by Hammerstein, it featured swordfights, a costume ball, tropical moonlight, and the hit songs "Wanting You," "Lover Come Back to Me" and "Stouthearted Men." Romberg's lush scores exemplify Broadway operetta at its grandest. Although dripping with sentimental romance, these shows provided solid entertainment.   Years of living in closed communities gave many a quirky view of society, making them naturals as writers and composers of parody, satire, cabaret, revue and operetta. Others became political activists and such was the persuasiveness of their fight songs that with the arrival of the III Reich, marches by the Communist Hanns Eisler were simply.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hughes, Gervase. Composers of operetta. London, Macmillan; New York, St. Martin's Press, (OCoLC) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

In the nineteenth century, French composer Jacques Offenbach made operetta an international art form thanks to works such as Orpheus in the Underworld (Orphée aux enfers), and Beautiful Helen (La belle Helene). In fact, during his lifetime, Offenbach wrote more than operettas. His success paved the way for Strauss, Sullivan, and the musicals of the 20th century, which.

"This illustrated history of operetta has become the standard work on a delightful form of musical theater. Beginning in nineteenth-century Europe, Richard Traubner's volume details the creation of the genre's masterworks, from Orphee aux Enfers through Die Fledermaus, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Merry Widow, The Desert Song, and White Horse Inn; covers the careers of the major.

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full. 42 rows  Operetta: 3 acts: Carlo Lombardo: 14 January Milan, Teatro Lirico: Frasquita Ballets: The Merry Widow, Vienna Waltzes.

Operetta, musical-dramatic production similar in structure to a light opera but characteristically having a romantically sentimental plot interspersed with songs, orchestral music, and rather elaborate dancing scenes, along with spoken dialogue. Read More on This Topic.

theatre music: Operetta and allied forms. The principal composers are considered in chronological sequence, with biographical material and a list of stage works, selected synopses and some commentary.

This source book presents an overview of the operetta genre in all its forms. Several composers carried on the tradition of French operetta. Among the most popular was composer Charles Lecocq, whose most lasting hit was La Fille de Madame Angot (). The story involves Clairette, an orphan girl who spurns a middle class marriage in hopes of true love only to get entangled in a revolutionary plot.

Product Information "This illustrated history of operetta has become the standard work on a delightful form of musical theater. Beginning in nineteenth-century Europe, Richard Traubner's volume details the creation of the genre's masterworks, from Orphee aux Enfers through Die Fledermaus, H.M.S.

Pinafore, The Merry Widow, The Desert Song, and White Horse Inn. Traubner's book, first published inis still recognized as the key history of the people and productions that made operetta a worldwide phenomenon. Beginning in midth century Europe, the book covers all of the key developments in the form, including the landmark works by Strauss and his followers, Gilbert & Sullivan, Franz Lehar Author: Mike Magilligan.

The first thing to be said is that operetta is not the same thing as comic opera, even though operetta is, or at least aspires to be, comic. The ‘etta’ ending is a diminutive – ‘light opera’, or even ‘opera lite’ – and there is nothing diminutive about, for instance, Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro or Verdi’s fact ‘opera lite’ probably comes closest to the truth.

A "book show" is a musical based on a famous poplar novel. false. Gilbert and Sullivan were early twentieth century operetta composers. false. Which of the following is current American composer who is sometimes considered America's premiere composer for the musical stage.

Stephen Sondheim. When it comes to more recent compositions, what deserves to be called in opera is much less clear, especially because some celebrated musical theatre composers (e.g., Bernstein and Schwartz) have also written operas.

Operetta is a convenient in-between label for things that are not quite musical theatre or opera. Gilbert and Sullivan’s works.

To find Michael and Nan Miller’s home in the Los Angeles area, just look in the driveway for a car with the license plate “OPERETT.” To say that the Millers are operetta aficionados doesn’t do them justice. The couple’s home was custom-built to hold their massive collection of 60, recordings, 10, pieces of sheet music, 9, books, 5, vocal scores, and numerous.

After waiting for many years we have an excellent history of Johann Strauss's role in operetta in a new book, Johann Strauss and Vienna: Operetta and the Politics of Popular Culture by Camille Crittenden (Cambridge University.

About. Those whose thoughts of musical theatre are dominated by the Broadway musical will find this book a revelation. From the s to the early s, when urban theatres sought to mount glamorous musical entertainment, it was to operetta that they turned.

Find out all about the composers featured on Classics for Kids ®. Composers A - Z: An alphabetical list of composers from Adams to Weber. Composers by Country: An interactive map to explore the composers of the world.

Composers by Period: Learn the difference between classical, baroque, romantic, modern and more!. Composer Timeline: An interactive journey. Dresden State Operetta Dresden, Germany Soon after the destruction of Dresden inthe Dresden State Theater was reestablished, continuing. He was a powerful influence on later composers of the operetta genre, particularly Johann Strauss, Jr.

and Arthur Sullivan. His best-known works were continually revived during the 20th century, and many of his operettas continue to be staged in the 21st. He was also well known for parodying other composers’ music. Henri Goublier.

Born Ma Died, Stage Works. Mam'zelle Vésuve - Operetta in 3 acts. Book by Georges Visès & Fabrice Lémon.In this ground breaking book, Derek B. Scott examines the cultural transfer of operetta from the German stage to Britain and the USA and offers a historical and critical survey of these operettas and their music.

In the period –, over sixty operettas were produced in the West End, and over seventy on by: Operetta in French. Operetta grew out of the French opéra comique around the middle of the 19th century, to satisfy a need for short, light works in contrast to the full-length entertainment of the increasingly serious opéra this time the "comique" part of the genre name had become misleading: Carmen () is an example of an opéra comique with a tragic plot.