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The Cambridge companion to grand opera

Corporate Author: Cambridge collections online.
Other Authors: Charlton, David, 1946-
Format: Online Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Cambridge companions to music.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. The resourcing of grand operas. The 'machine' and the state / Herve ́Lacombe
  • Fictions and librettos / Nicholas White
  • The spectacle of the past in grand opera / Simon Williams
  • The chorus / James Parakilas
  • Dance and dancers / Marian Smith
  • Roles, reputations, shadows : singers at the Opeŕa, 1828-1849 / Mary Ann Smart.
  • pt. 2. Revaluation and the twenty-first century. Directing grand opera : Rienzi and Guillaume Tell at the Vienna State Opera / David Pountney.
  • pt. 3. Grand opera for Paris. La Muette and her context / Sarah Hibberd
  • Scribe and Auber: constructing grand opera / Herbert Schneider
  • Meyerbeer: Robert le diable and Les Huguenots / Matthias Brzoska
  • Meyerbeer: Le prophète and L'Africaine / John H. Roberts
  • The grand operas of Fromental Halévy / Diana R. Hallman
  • From Rossini to Verdi / M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet
  • After 1850 at the Paris Opéra: institution and repertory / Steven Huebner.
  • pt. 4. Transformations of grand opera. Richard Wagner and the legacy of French grand opera / Thomas Grey
  • Grand opera in Russia : fragments of an unwritten history / Marina Frolova-Walker
  • Grand opera among the Czechs / Jan Smaczny
  • Italian opera / Fiamma Nicolodi
  • Grand opera in Britain and the Americas / Sarah Hibberd.