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The Unabridged History of Opera


Jessica Mayuga

on 2 December 2012

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Transcript of The Unabridged History of Opera

Opera Pre-Opera Renaissance Baroque Classical Greek Drama Medieval Entertainment Madrigal Comedy
Mystery plays
Ballet de cour
Dramma per musica Aeschylus

Monody Jacopo Peri Dafne: The first attempt Euridice: Stabilizer Italy France Germany England Claudio Monteverdi La favola d'Orfeo L'incoronazione di Poppea Metastasio Scarlatti Centone Castrati Opera buffa Opera seria Relevant Vocabulary Recitativo: sung declmamation; moves the plot Libretto: the text Ritornello: a repeated
instrumental portion Tragedie lyrique Jean Baptiste Lully Moliere Phillipe Quinault Rameau Secco Stromentato opera comique guerre bes bouffons Florentine Camerata Venice: first public opera house La Serva Padrona Da capo aria Cadenza: musical improv Handel Henry Purcell Dido and Aeneas Singspiel Austria Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart IdomeneoDer Schauspieldirektor Le Nozze di Figaro Don Giovanni Cosi fan Tutte La Clemenza di Tito Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Die Zuaberflote AlmiraNeroRinaldoGiulio Cesare in EgittoRodelindaAlcina Reform Christoph Willibald Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice Ranieri de'Calzabigi Semiotics: the study of signs and symbols Romantic 20th and 21st Century Italy Germany Czechoslovakia Carl Maria von Weber Der Freischutz Euryanthe Oberon The Biedermeier Period Lortzing Nicolai Marschner Spohr Tsar und Zimmerman die lustigen Wiber von Windsor Der Vampyr Faust, Jessonda Richard Wagner Der Fliegende Hollander Tannhauser Die Walkurie Russia Tchaikovsky Mussorky Rimsy-Korsakov Pikovaya dama Sadko Boris Godunov Smetana Prodana Nevesta Dvorak Rusalka Rossini Semiramide Donizetti Don Pasquale Bellini La sonnambula Verdi Oberto, Aida, Otello Modernism
Post-modernism Avant-gardism Experimentalism Italy Mascagni Cavallera Rusicana Leoncavallo Pagliacci Puccini Madama Butterfly France Debussy Pelleas at Melisande Ravel L'heure esagnol Poulenc Les dialogues des Carmelites Germany and Austria Strauss Salome Schoenberg Moses und Aaron Neuwirth Lost Highway Hungary Bartok Bluebeard's Castle Czechoslovakia Janacek Jenufa Russia Prokofiev The Love of Three Orange Shostakovich The Nose England Britten Billy Budd America Gershwin Barber Menotti Porgy and Bess Vanessa Amelia Goes to the Ball
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