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Fawkes, R.: History of Opera (The) (Unabridged)




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Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most...

Disc 1


    The History of Opera (more info)
  1. Opera - The Beginnings - 4:15
  2. The Baroque - Opera Emerges - 5:16
  3. Claudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643) - 5:39
  4. The First Public Opera House In Venice - 1637 - 3:06
  5. Opera Spreads - 5:24
  6. Opera In France - 5:13
  7. Opera In Germany - 17th Century - 1:42
  8. Opera In England - 17th Century - 6:57
  9. George Frideric Handel (1685 - 1759) - 4:19
  10. Castrati - 5:34
  11. Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 - 1787) - 4:59
  12. Singspiel - 2:13
  13. The Classical Period - 2:27
  14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791) - 6:48
  15. Mozart With The Librettist Lorenzo da Ponte - 9:14
  16. Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) - 6:18

Disc 2


    The History of Opera (more info)
  1. Opera In Italy - The Early 19th Century - 12:04
  2. Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848) - 6:44
  3. Vincenzo Bellini - 5:05
  4. The High C - 1:21
  5. Opera In Germany - The Early 19th Century - 7:07
  6. Opera In Paris - The Early 19th Century - 7:44
  7. Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1835) - 4:14
  8. Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893) - 5:53
  9. Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1890) - 3:04
  10. Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921) - 4:20
  11. Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875) - 5:33
  12. Opera In England - 19th Century - 4:55
  13. Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901) - 8:28
  14. Verdi - The Middle Period - 2:50

Disc 3


    The History of Opera (more info)
  1. Verdi - The Years Of Maturity - 6:03
  2. Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883) - 6:18
  3. The Ring - 7:23
  4. The Beginning Of Verismo - 11:31
  5. Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924) - 5:02
  6. La boheme - 7:52
  7. The Rise Of Nationalism - Bohemia - 5:18
  8. Nationalism In Russia - 5:26
  9. Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881) - 5:45
  10. Anton Rubinstein (1829 - 1894) - 2:24
  11. Peter Illy'ich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) - 4:40
  12. Impressionism In France - 4:11
  13. Expressionism In Germany - 7:32

Disc 4


    The History of Opera (more info)
  1. Arnold Schonberg (1874 - 1951) - 3:46
  2. Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971) - 2:10
  3. Other German Composers - 2:56
  4. Poland - Karol Szymanowski (1882 - 1937) - 2:16
  5. Czechoslovakia - Leos Janacek (1854 - 1928) - 2:56
  6. Hungary - Zoltan Kodaly (1882 - 1967), Bela Bartok (1881 - 1945) - 0:32
  7. Spain - Manuel de Falla (1876 - 1946) - 1:04
  8. USA - 4:40
  9. Russia - 2:33
  10. Britain - 5:25
  11. The Present - And Future - 4:01
  12. Casinos And Opera - 1:35
  13. Burnings And Opera - 0:44
  14. Animals And Opera - 0:49
  15. Singers And Opera - 2:13
  16. Tosca And Opera - 2:04
  17. What Is Operetta? - 2:54
  18. The Opera - Comique In Paris, 1715 - 2:49
  19. Adolphe Adam (1803 - 1856) And Herve (1825 - 1892) - 3:28
  20. Jacques Offenbach - 5:13
  21. Operetta In Germany - 2:05
  22. Operetta In Vienna - 2:42
  23. Johann Strauss Junior (1825 - 1899) - 4:21
  24. Operetta In England - 4:16
  25. Viennese Operetta - Into The 20th Century - 4:45
  26. Oscar Straus (1870 - 1954) - 0:29
  27. Emmerich Kalman (1882 - 1953) - 1:08
  28. Robert Stolz (1880 - 1975) - 0:51
  29. Light Opera - USA - 2:40
  30. Goodbye - 2:07

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Product Details
 
Artist(s):
Fawkes, Richard; Powell, Robert

Label: Naxos Audio Books
UPC: 730099017626
Item Number: NA417612
Release Date: Jul 13, 1999

 
 
 
 
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