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Author Brown, Peter.

Title Ancient Drama in Music for the Modern Stage
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (1862 pages)
Summary Opera was invented at the end of the sixteenth century in imitation of the supposed style of delivery of ancient Greek tragedy, and, since then, operas based on Greek drama have been among the most important in the repertoire. This collection of essays by leading authorities in the fields of Classics, Musicology, Dance Studies, English Literature, Modern Languages, and Theatre Studies provides an exceptionally wide-ranging and detailed overview of the relationship between the twogenres. Since tragedies have played a much larger part than comedies in this branch of operatic history, the volume
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Subject Greek drama -- Modern presentation.
Opera -- Classical influences.
Form Electronic book
Author Ograjenšek, Suzana.
ISBN 0191610941 (electronic bk.)
9780191610943 (electronic bk.)