MUHL 387 Opera from Mozart to Puccini (3 credits)

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Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

Overview

Music History and Literature : Mozart's operas and the seria, buffa, and Singspiel traditions. Ottocento opera, grand opera, and cross-fertilization between France and Italy. German Romantic opera. Wagner. Eastern European opera. Verismo and fin-de-siècle opera in Vienna and Paris. Sociology of opera. Emphasis on critical understanding of music's role in articulating drama.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Steven Huebner (Winter)