Gluck and the Birth of Modern Opera

Howard, Patricia


Publisher: Barrie and Rockliff
Place Published: London
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1963
Size: 8vo

Study of Gluck’s music for opera, with focus on his role as initiator of its modern development, with chapters on Aria, Recitative, Chorus and Ensemble, and the Overture; includes bibliography; musical examples throughout; bookshop label to front pastedown, worn patches to front endpaper, endpapers/prelims/text block foxed, small stain to fore-edge, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper heavily rubbed, tanned to spine, loss to lower rear edge, ink marks to front panel, price clipped.

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