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Opera Review in Oedipus Rex

Words: 1524
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This allows them to follow these events and connect with the different characters. At the same time, this kind of production is using a chorus and other elements to…

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Opera French Opera- the Collaboration

Words: 1585
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

36). Although many people consider the role of a librettist to be less important than that of a composer, matters were different in France during the seventeenth century. hen…

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Opera Composer Telling Stories Through

Words: 995
Length: 4 Pages
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Piave's life was more unruly than the way that Verdi was used to living, but he still knew how to defer to Verdi's wishes. It is believed that Piave…

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Opera New Orleans Opera's Don

Words: 367
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

There was an intensity in their focus, and the whole thing made more since as an exciting piece of drama than I had though it would. This production was…

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Opera of All the Ways

Words: 624
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Because the Mayer production was live, and the Ponnelle version on tape, there were elements of the former that clearly transcended the latter. There is no substitute for an…

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Recreation

Opera Is but One Type of a

Words: 688
Length: 2 Pages
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OPEA is but one type of a PMS, or property management system, available to hospitality management. Businesses and managers use property management systems to improve efficiency and facilitate improved…

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Opera Composers and Librettists Da

Words: 1857
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Da Ponte brought a great deal of classical literature in his collaboration with Mozart and even though he did not necessarily had interest in originality, he managed to put…

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Opera Composers and Librettists Relationship

Words: 2422
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Guglielmo tries to comfort Ferrando, but he himself is thankful that his lady, Fiordiligi, seems to be strong. In one last attempt to prove both of the ladies fickle,…

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4 Pages
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Analyzing Opera and Opera Fandom

Words: 1330
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Opera and Opera Fandom Discuss the issues surrounding the physical appearance of female singers on the operatic stage. hat are the broader issues at play in this debate? The…

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Metamorphosis of Opera in South

Words: 10206
Length: 35 Pages
Type: Thesis

As mentioned earlier on, the new political dispensation that took off is 1994 opened the "gates of creative possibility" (oos,2010) for the opera producers since they were therefore able…

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Voice of American Opera Opera

Words: 505
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Critique

Stars today do not have the huge voices of the past. Even Wagnerian sopranos have more delicate tones, and schools try to produce these types of students, because of…

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Opera Italy Is the True

Words: 340
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

hile the monody was a traditional element of opera, through the Baroque era monody gave way to far more elaborate and melodramatic forms of singing and stage delivery. hen…

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Chinese Opera Kung Fu and

Words: 1258
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

That is, the notion of rivalry and envy is not inherently connected to rational ideas about good and evil. These ethical value judgments are quite secondary to the matter…

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Exoticism in Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Opera

Words: 1487
Length: 5 Pages
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Exoticism in Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Opera The objective of this study is to answer as to what is meant by exoticism in nineteenth and early-twentieth century opera and…

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Exoticism in 19th & 20th Century Opera

Words: 1945
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Exoticism in 19th & 20th Century Opera Exoticism in 19th and 20th Century Opera Exoticism was a cultural invention of the 17th Century, enjoying resurgence in the 19th and…

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Exotism in 19th and Early 20th Century Opera

Words: 2976
Length: 8 Pages
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Exoticism in 19th & 20th Century Opera The Exoticism of Madame Butterfly, Carmen, & Aida This paper will use three examples of 19th and 20th century opera to examine…

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2 Pages
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Soap Opera by David Ives Soap Operas

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Soap Opera" by David Ives Soap operas on television are melodramatic and stereotypically over-the-top storyline. Soap operas got their name because in the days of radio, the dramas were…

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Mozart's Operas an Analysis of

Words: 2603
Length: 8 Pages
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Schikaneder was both an actor and a producer in Vienna for a playhouse that traditionally catered to "lowbrow" audiences (Loomis 2). Mozart's brand of comedy was just the thing…

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Luciano Pavarotti Introduction to Opera-

Words: 3835
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In June, 1966he first appeared in Covent Garden in another Donizetti role, Tonio in la Fille du egiment and was so skilled at the difficult range of the role…

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Research Proposal

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Katya Kabanova Is an Opera

Words: 996
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This is where Katya meets Boris in the garden for the first time and although she feels guilty, she admits that she does love Boris. The music during this…

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Essay

Sports - Women

Soap Opera by David Ives &Bull the

Words: 384
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Essay

Soap Opera" by David Ives • the Theme -- When a man can't find love from real women, he turns to his idealized woman -- a washing machine, who…

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Compare and Contrast an Opera

Words: 1739
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Mozart Arias olfgang Amadeus Mozart is universally considered to be a musical genius because he is so great in his work. During his short time on the earth because…

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Music Battle of Styles The

Words: 2989
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She is both subordinate to, and a supporter of Erisbe. The continuous repetition of the same phrases also serves to weave a kind of emotional melody, one that impresses…

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Britten's Midsummer's Night Midsummer Night's

Words: 1095
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Those who watch the play make comments about how silly the play is and the play becomes more and more ridiculous, adding the parts of a Lion and Moonshine,…

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Case Study

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Utah Symphony Case Study 1 Like Many

Words: 1192
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Case Study

Utah Symphony Case Study #1 Like many artistic endeavors, opera and symphonic organizations are facing increased budgetary pressures. Consumer spending on the arts has decreased, some say because of…

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Research Paper

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Transformation of Colonialism in Madama

Words: 2310
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

In the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries most of the major European powers were part of this colonial grab for power and territory; and after the American Civil War,…

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Literature

Aria From La Boheme

Words: 1208
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

La Boheme Giaccomo Puccini's opera La Boheme is a mature work in the verismo mode in which the early aria "Che gelida manina" creates a dramatic situation that colors…

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Mozart in 1786 the Neoclassical

Words: 400
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Mozart used the play, about a maid, Susanna, who is to marry a valet, Figaro, as the story line of his opera. Together Figaro and Susana seek to…

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5 Pages
Essay

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Liszt Wagner Concert Program

Words: 1824
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Liszt conducted his own work possible, and whenever possible and he made no exception of this concert. The popularity of the two pieces was already well established; the score…

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Andrea Chenier an Analysis of

Words: 3389
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

For example, the scene in which Andrea stands before the statue of Marat and sings "Credi al destino" fails to evoke for me any real sensation. Perhaps it is…

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Rossini Gioachino Antonio Rossini the

Words: 2072
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

(Gioachino Rossini Biography 2) Ewen (1962) also notes the importance and influence of some of his major works. "As regards French opera, Rossini's great influence can scarcely be questioned.…

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Planning and Design Hospitality the

Words: 2133
Length: 7 Pages
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Photo from ArtToday.com Published with permission. Photograph by David Messent, courtesy of Jorn Utzon/Utzon Architects and the Pritzker Prize Committee Nighttime aerial view of the Sydney Opera House http://architecture.about.com/library/blsydneyopera01.htm…

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Dramatic Performance Andrea Chenier

Words: 3388
Length: 10 Pages
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Andrea Chenier Though Umberto Giordano's work has often been overshadowed by that of his rather more famous contemporary Giacomo Puccini, Giordano's Andrea Chenier offers the ideal site for one…

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Lilian Baylis Birth of the

Words: 1841
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Thesis

Denis and Michael enthall used the space for productions and actor training. From 1963 -- 76 it was the temporary home of the National Theatre of Great ritain (see…

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Farewell My Concubine

Words: 1838
Length: 6 Pages
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Farewell My Concubine Kaige Chen's 1993 film Farewell My Concubine traces the development of several characters and the evolution of China throughout the twentieth century, from the Warlord Era…

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Music

Magic Flute the Music in

Words: 2036
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the two men enter the door to the last Trial, the music that is played is incredibly beautiful and celestial, as their ecstasy in coming to this point…

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Aria Qual Guerriero in Campo

Words: 1967
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

The combination of these different elements is what makes this so unique. As they are creating an experience that audience can relate to and will always remember based upon…

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Mozart Composer for the Ages Wolfgang Amadeus

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Mozart: Composer for the Ages Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756 in Salzburg. His full name as recorded on his Baptismal certificate is (in Latin) Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus…

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Leporello in Don Giovanni Background-

Words: 2632
Length: 7 Pages
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The key to his lust is easy -- voi sapete quell chef a (providing she wears a skirt). In other words, any female will do, as long as Giovanni…

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Instrument on the Web What Is a

Words: 737
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Instrument on the Web What is a mezzo-soprano? (2011). Wise Geek. Retrieved April 1, 2011 at http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-mezzo-soprano.htm his website provides a comprehensive definition of an operatic mezzo-soprano in musical…

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Literature

Les Troyens by Berlioz Is

Words: 995
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

From this point-of-view, Aeneas can be viewed as having failed also from the role of hero because he did not succeed in averting the danger. Even so, it is…

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Debussy's Music Pelleas and Melisande

Words: 650
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

DEBUSSY'S PELLEAS & MELISANDE Music Debussy's Pelleas & Melisande Debussy's Pelleas & Melisande I found this opera to be enjoyable from the vey onset. I knew nothing of the…

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New York Met Labor Dispute Changing the Use of Email in a Workplace

Words: 1308
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Business Outline of a Group Dispute and the Use of Email The New York Metropolitan Opera has been facing a serious dispute with its employees over pay agreements as…

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Heritage Site Report the Sydney

Words: 427
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Thesis

o learn more about the Sydney Opera House, those interested in Australian culture can visit the official Sydney Opera House web site (http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/visit/index.aspx),which caters primarily to those who want…

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Concert Unlv Wind Orchestra and

Words: 633
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" What I found interesting is that once the overall plot was understood via the program notes, it was not necessary to "see" the opera acted in costume. Instead,…

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Giovanni the Aria From Wolfgang

Words: 1944
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

e all delight in Don Giovanni's 'badness,' Leporello's actions suggest. Don Giovanni does what many of us wish we could do, but dare not. The Don loves women and…

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Tragedie De Carmen La Tragedie

Words: 666
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Instead of focusing on spectacle, the music is taunt and lean. The "Toreador Song," sung without a chorus, seems more like Escamillio's anthem of defiance than an exotic piece…

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Case Study

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Role That Patronage Royal Ecclesiastical

Words: 2085
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Case Study

On the other hand, he is also referring to the rigorous formation of a cantata. He saw through the rigorous formation of the cantata an instrument to bring a…

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Mozart's Don Giovanni

Words: 969
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mozart's Don Giovanni a group of villages are busy celebrating the marriage of Zerlina and Masetto. As Don Giovanni and Leporello admire the girls involved, Giovanni begins to grow…

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Research Paper

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Aaron Copland 1900-1990 Was an

Words: 2074
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Besides other awards, he was given a special Congressional Gold Medal by the United States Congress in 1986-87. Copland left an endowment from his estate to a Fund for…

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Compare and Contrast Balanchine to Petipa

Words: 4148
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Balanchine to Petipa George Balanchine was born in the year 1904. He was invited to come over the United States of America by Lincoln Kirstein, in the year 1933,…

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English French Theatre Similarities and

Words: 1450
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

The machines were used to create vertical and horizontal movements which had not been done before. In other words, a god could be pictured using the machine as floating…

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Mythology

Butterfly David Henry Hwang's Play

Words: 1669
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

She knew the secret I was trying to hide. but, unlike a estern woman, she didn't confront me, threaten, even pout. (Hwang 519) Song also expresses how Gallimard has…

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Mozart and Salieri Throughout the

Words: 683
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In the scene where the Emperor and his aides argue about the language for the new opera, one of the aides notes, "Plain German for plain people," and "German…

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A-Level Coursework

Business - Advertising

Coastal Star Sales Corporation Is

Words: 493
Length: 2 Pages
Type: A-Level Coursework

3-Organize the data on current year sales in question 1 into a frequency distribution with the following classes: Under $500,000 5 $500,001 to $999,999 3 $1,000,000 and over 3…

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Literature

Paul's Case Faust -- in

Words: 876
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Paul is rather lazy. He does not like to flatter other people, since he sees himself as superior to others, thinking he possesses greater refinement and culture. In contrast…

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Edward Gordon Craig The Master

Words: 1708
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"hen (the stage-director) interprets the plays of the dramatist by means of his actors, his scene-painters, and his other craftsmen, then he is a craftsman - a master craftsman;…

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Musicals Since the Dawn of the Classical

Words: 631
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Musicals Since the dawn of the classical Broadway musicals like Oklahoma! And My Fair Lady, musicals have captivated audiences in America and worldwide. The power of the musical cannot…

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6 Pages
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Turandot Spectacle Exoticism Intricacy and Comedy Exploring

Words: 1652
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Turandot Spectacle, Exoticism, Intricacy, and Comedy: Exploring the High Theatre of Carlo Gozzi's Turandot Theatre has always been something of a bellwether for cultural progress and change, with societal…

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Book Report

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Madame Butterfly by David Henry Hwang

Words: 663
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

M Butterfly Creating Honor in M. Butterfly Gallimard's statement early on in Hwang's M. Butterfly that he is always seeking a new ending in which "she" comes back to…

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