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American opera and its composers

Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth

American opera and its composers

by Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth

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Published by Theodore Presser co. in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Opera -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • Composers -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 451-453.

      Statementby Edward Ellsworth Hipsher...A complete history of serious American opera, with a summary of the lighter forms which led up to its birth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1711 .H4 1934
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 13-478 p.
      Number of Pages478
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6316801M
      LC Control Number35002381
      OCLC/WorldCa2916646

      The Complete Opera Book is a guide to operas by American music critic and author Gustav Kobbé first published (posthumously) in the United States in and the United Kingdom in A revised edition from by the Earl of Harewood is known as Kobbé's Complete Opera revision, edited by Harewood and Antony Peattie, is titled The New Kobbé's Opera Book. of operas by American and British composers, which I then cross-checked against Edward Ellsworth Hipsher, American Opera and Its Composers (Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, ) in order to separate what observers at the time considered true grand operas from the lighter works that played at entirely different, non-operatic venues.

      Composer most associated with American populism, although he studied in Paris and experimented with a variety of modernist idioms, including serialism; his most famous work is Appalachian Spring (). Cowboy Stores - Billy the Kid and Rodeo; One of greatest . Upon his arrival in New York in , Herbert began playing, conducting, and composing at a furious pace. By , he had his first operetta staged on Broadway; over the next 22 years, he would.

      The Opera currently covers Giacomo Puccini and Giuseppe Verdi in depth but they are merely two of many great composers. Below you'll find a timeline that includes a selection of some of the most important composers. For more historic information check out our Opera History. Know all this already? Test your knowledge with our Who Wrote That.   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 this book he discusses the workings of symbolism in opera and the importance of staging opera in keeping with the composer’s intentions.


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Comment: Title: American Opera and American opera and its composers book Composers, Author: Edward Ellsworth Hipsher, Publisher: Theodore Presser, Binding: Hardcover, pages.

No dust jacket. This is an ex-Library book. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions.

Pages are clean, with moderate tanning and cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed : Edward Ellsworth Hipsher.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1dk0t Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. In response to the pressing need for appropriate space in New York by members who suffered from the lack of good audition and work facilities in the city, OPERA America created the National Opera Center.

The Opera Center serves many functions that support the artistic and economic vitality of the field by providing its constituents with a range. John Birge is the new host of 'Composers Datebook,' the award-winning program about this day in classical music history.

A well-known name at Classical Minnesota Public Radio, he will take over from retiring and longtime host John Zech on May 1. Produced in association with the American Composers Forum. Reminding you that all music was once new.®.

NYCO’s commitment to the future of American opera was demonstrated in its annual series, Vox, Contemporary Opera Lab, in which operas-in-progress were showcased, giving composers a chance to hear their work performed by professional singers and orchestra.

The company also occasionally produced musicals and operettas including works by Stephen. Her book is an important study of the core works of the American opera canon - of value to opera producers and lovers of the art form, as well as anyone who wants to learn more about the cultural history of the United States."--Marc Scorca, president, Opera America "Fills a.

The American Opera Company was the name of four different opera companies active in the United States. The first company was a short-lived opera company founded in New York City in February, that lasted only one season. The second company was based out of Rochester, New York, and was active from the mids up until when it went bankrupt not too long after the Wall Street Crash.

This book contains the stories of the great operas & their composers. This omnibus volume includes the complete story of each opera, a comprehensive composer biography8, & a full descriptive analysis, generously illustrated with musical examples. William Newman Cited by: 2.

The Opera Guide – just updated in a new digital edition – features the world’s most performed composers. With almost 20% of that number still writing today, its editor picks ten living. American opera at the Met. The Metropolitan Opera in New York plays a unique role in American musical life; its enormous repertory and its broadcast initiatives make it the visible face of opera in the United States.

But its relationship with American opera composers has sometimes been rocky. Year Premieres Events; William Henry Fry composes Aurelia the Vestal, which remains unperformed.: June 4: Leonora, (William Henry Fry; Chestnut St., Philadelphia) The premiere of Fry's Leonora is the first known performance of an opera by an American composer.

Sep. Rip Van Winkle (G. Bristow; Niblo's Garden, NY) Bristow's Rip Van Winkle is the first opera by an. Early American composers could have shaken off their European sound and mined the rich trove of African American music.

They didn't. And one historian believes we're worse off. American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. American Opera Item Preview remove-circle. The first of its kind, this book honors forty remarkable international Black classical composers from the s to the present day.

Each vivid illustration by artist Sho-mei Pelletier is accompanied by a biography that puts his or her life and music into historical perspective.

American Opera and its Composers By Edward Ellsworth Hipsher; Old & Rare. American Opera and its Composers by Edward Ellsworth Hipsher. Out of Stock $ inc. GST This is an ex-Library book. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. Expected library inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Pages are clean, with moderate tanning and cracks to guttering Format: Hardcover.

“Hopefully,” Mr. Gelb said, “there will be many more African-American composers whose work we feature.’’ Previous article Leading Democrats Gather for Funeral of Rep.

Jim Clyburn’s. One of the leading composers and lyricists for the American musical theater during the past 30 years, Herman was playing piano by the age of six under the tuition of his mother, a professional. For all its virtues, however, no one would call A View from the Bridge theatrically innovative.

Miller’s dramaturgy is conventional—View is as much a “well-made” opera as Tosca or Pagliacci—and, though Bolcom has succeeded in creating a recognizably American equivalent of verismo, he breaks no new musicalView represents a continuation of the naturalistic American.This book serves as a wonderful, approachable introduction to opera and also the struggles of an African-American opera singer in the United States.

~ "Marian knew about prejudice. She had seen the trolley drive past her family as they stood at the corner. She knew that her people were always the last to be helped in a store.This list provides a guide to opera composers, as determined by their presence on a majority of compiled lists of significant opera composers.(See the "Lists Consulted" section for full details.) The composers run from Jacopo Peri, who wrote the first ever opera in late 16th century Italy, to John Adams, one of the leading figures in the contemporary operatic world.