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The Resource Magic flutes & enchanted forests : the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater, David J. Buch

Magic flutes & enchanted forests : the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater, David J. Buch

Label
Magic flutes & enchanted forests : the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater
Title
Magic flutes & enchanted forests
Title remainder
the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater
Statement of responsibility
David J. Buch
Title variation
Supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on hundreds of operas, singspiels, ballets and plays with supernatural themes, this book argues that the tension between fantasy and Enlightenment-era rationality shaped some of the most important works of 18th-century musical theatre and profoundly influenced how audiences and critics responded to them
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buch, David J.
Dewey number
782.109/033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • music
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1720.3
LC item number
.B83 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Musical theater
  • Supernatural in musical theater
  • Music and magic
  • Opera
Label
Magic flutes & enchanted forests : the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater, David J. Buch
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Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108739401
  • 31223108739393
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Precedents & sources of magic & the "marvelous" -- L'Académie royale de musique -- Opéra-comique -- Italian serious genres -- Italian comic genres -- German musical theater -- The supernatural in the operas of Mozart -- Postscript. The significance & influence of supernatural topics --
  • Appendix A. Chronological list of operas, ballets, comédies, féeries, pantomimes & other plays with magic & supernatural content, 1699-1791 -- Appendix B. Selected Italian Circe, Medea & Orpheus operas, 1700-1791 -- Appendix C. Operas based on Ariosto & Tasso, 1700-1791-- Appendix D. Some eighteenth-century Italian Don Juan settings -- Appendix E. Chronological list of German theatrical works with magic & supernatural content, 1728-92
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 450 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780226078106
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., music
System control number
  • 214063687
  • (OCoLC)214063687
Label
Magic flutes & enchanted forests : the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater, David J. Buch
Link
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108739401
  • 31223108739393
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction. Precedents & sources of magic & the "marvelous" -- L'Académie royale de musique -- Opéra-comique -- Italian serious genres -- Italian comic genres -- German musical theater -- The supernatural in the operas of Mozart -- Postscript. The significance & influence of supernatural topics --
  • Appendix A. Chronological list of operas, ballets, comédies, féeries, pantomimes & other plays with magic & supernatural content, 1699-1791 -- Appendix B. Selected Italian Circe, Medea & Orpheus operas, 1700-1791 -- Appendix C. Operas based on Ariosto & Tasso, 1700-1791-- Appendix D. Some eighteenth-century Italian Don Juan settings -- Appendix E. Chronological list of German theatrical works with magic & supernatural content, 1728-92
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxvii, 450 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780226078106
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008010681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., music
System control number
  • 214063687
  • (OCoLC)214063687

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