Netlibrary eBook of the Day: A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses

A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses
Opera Journeys Lecture Series
by Fisher, Burton D.
Publication: Coral Gables, Fla. Opera Journeys Publishing, 2003.

From Inside the eBook
_ O P E R A C L A S S I C S L I B R A R Y _ A H ISTORY OF O PERA: MILESTONES AND METAMORPHOSES by Burton D. Fisher Significant MILESTONES and METAMORPHOSES that altered the course of opera history Comprehensive Analysis and Commentary featuring Story Narrative with Music Highlights from: • Julius Caesar • Orfeo ed Euridice • The Marriage of Figaro • Der Freischütz • The Barber of Seville • Lucia di Lammermoor • Rigoletto • Faust • Die Fledermaus • Tristan and Isolde • Otello • Boris Godunov • Cavalleria Rusticana • La Bohème • Salome About the Author of A History of Opera: Milestones and Metamorphoses Burton D. Fisher is a former opera conductor, authorpublisher of the Opera Classics Library Series, the Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series, and the Opera Journeys Libretto Series, principal lecturer for the Opera Journeys Lecture Series at Florida International University, a commissioned author for Season Opera guides and Program Notes for regional opera companies, and a frequent opera commentator on National Public Radio. But the eighteenth century was dominated by the ideology of the Enlightenment: the awakening of humanistic ideals, and the recognit…

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