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Two centuries after the beginnings of operetta a form of opera

Two centuries after the beginnings of operetta a form of opera



Types of Operas

Development of musical theatre

LIGHT OPERA LINGO: Is it Musical Theatre or Operetta?


An Afternoon of Operetta

An Afternoon of Operetta

Musical theatre

The Riot during the Opera Artaxerxes, lithograph, Covent Garden Theatre, London, 1763

In an age when the musical was no longer a hit machine, Lloyd Webber returned the form to its origins in operetta.

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Review – The Merry Widow: Susan Graham & Andriana Chuchman Shine In Léhar Operetta


John Gilbert as Prince Danilo with the can-can girls in "The Merry Widow

Bad Ischl: the spiritual home of Viennese operetta, and where Franz Joseph signed the

OPERETTA WONDERLAND – The Magic of Victor Herbert

Acis and Galatea music sheet cover, printed by Jefferys and Nelson, Drury Lane Theatre, London, mid 19th to late 19th century

Score cover for Puccini 's La Boheme

The opera chorus of Theater Chamnitz in Suppé's "Der Teufel auf Erden." (

Opera? Musical? Please Respect the Difference

Artist Series Concerts Celebrates Mother's Day with AN AFTERNOON OF OPERETTA

Is Opera The Real 21st Century Art Form?

Cover art for sheet music from the original Tabasco opera, 1894. (Courtesy McIlhenny Company Archives)

Sheet music cover page of Victor Herbert's "Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life."

Operetta: A Theatrical History (Routledge Studies in Musical Genres) 1st Edition

Two centuries after the beginnings of operetta - a form of opera with light music and

The first production of “The Burlesque Opera of Tabasco” was praised for the shaven

Frank Celli as Captain MacHeath (Gay's 'The Beggar's Opera'), by Oliver Sarony, late 19th century. Museum no. S.148:356-2007

Retrofitting Operetta for a 21st-Century Crowd


Operettas and operas[edit]

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Kiss Me, Kate

Calamity Jane - Operetta in two Acts - Vocal Score - Amateur Operatic Version only £26.00

Spain music operetta zarzuela GonzalezNovo Flickr

The cast of Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow. Image: Jeff Busby

William Hogarth, The Bad Taste of the Town, February 1724

Festival performance of Giuseppe Verdi's Aida in the Roman Theatre, Orange, France.

"Jacues Offenbach and the Making of Modern Culture" (2018) by Laurence Senelick. “

Carmina Burana

The operetta Die Fledermaus (The Bat) by Austrian composer Johann Strauss II will be performed at the HCM City Opera House on Sunday.

Danielle de Niese as Hanna Glawari with dancers in Opera Australia's production of The Merry Widow

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Plate 2 Scenic design for Act 2 from Emma Abbott's production of the opera Paul and Virginia by Victor Massé (1872) showing the interior of the plantation ...

Brian Mengler, Josh Hills, Jonathan Zeng, Nick Cuellar, Athena Kopulos, Emma

A Short History of Opera


From left, Drew Gehling, Marc Kudisch and Liz Baltes in “The Minister's Wife.” Credit Sara Krulwich/The New York Times

Operetta Spectacular!

Profile art - Operetta sassy

Hildegard von Bingen: 10 (little) things you (may) not know about. Musical Knowledge

Leonard Bernstein's operetta Candide at the University of Michigan

Operetta: A Sourcebook, Vol. 2: Robert Ignatius Letellier: 9781443868174: Amazon.com: Books

Brindisi Barbados Festival 1 Edit 1 ...

Orpheus poster

Opera review: The Merry Widow at the English National Opera

When Fortune Smiles on You - For Medium Voice and Piano - From The Gloria Opera Co. Inc presentation "The Masked Model" only £17.00

ENO 201920 The Mikado season artwork

The Sydney Opera House is one of the world's most recognizable opera houses and landmarks.

Wagner's Götterdämmerung 2003. Photo Bill Cooper.

Victor Herbert's

Origins. Claudio Monteverdi. The word opera means " ...

The official art work for Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Phantom of the Opera."

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One of the most popular stage pieces of the 20th century, this modern operetta waltzes through a story of the complications of love across generations, ...

Five Guys Named Moe

Falling in Love for 160 ...

The Vienna Volksoper is Europe's leading Operetta House and Vienna's largest theatre for opera, musicals and dance. The repertoire includes operas from the ...

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Opera Lecture Series: From Operetta to Music Theatre

Fanny Moody, sepia-tone photograph, late 19th to early 20th century

Contemporary cartoonist's rendition of Donizetti's sextet from Lucia. Italian opera was all about the voice.

Verdi's Aida premiered at the Khedivial

Scene from Two Weddings, One Bride

Thespis 2004 photo courtesy of Sheldon Brown

Vienna State Opera

Operetta: A Sourcebook, Volume I: Robert Ignatius Letellier: 9781443866903: Books - Amazon.ca

Gertie Millar and Robert Evett in A Waltz Dream by Oscar Straus

Photo Scottish Opera.

Photo of the front of the Palais Garnier of the Paris Opéra

The Best Opera Books Of All-Time

Foreword by Antonio Pappano


ence is a pointed satire of the aesthetic movement, which flourished in mid-19th century England and the United States. “Art for Art's Sake” was its ...

Last year in this space [HERE] I offered an overview of more than a dozen fascinating new CD releases of opera recordings, ending with detailed reviews of ...

The Baroque Opera Characteristics, Composers, History

Pirates of Penzance, The