Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

A Second Book of Operas

Cover image for

Download


Language: English
Wordcount: 56,644 / 172 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.4
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 1,164
mnybks.net#: 4177
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Reference, Music
Excerpt

uchadnezzar, Judas Maccabseus, Jephtha and his Daughter, Judith, Esther, Athalia,

CHAPTER III

RUBINSTEIN AND HIS "GEISTLICHE OPER"

Anton Rubinstein and his ideals, An ambition to emulate Wagner, The Tower of Babel," The composer's theories and strivings, et seq.--Dean Stanley, "Die Makkabaer," Sulamith," Christus," "Das verlorene Paradies," "Moses," Action and stage directions, New Testament stories in opera, The Prodigal Son, Legendary material and the story of the Nativity, Christ dramas, Hebbel and Wagner, Parsifal,"

CHAPTER IV

"SAMSON ET DALILA"

The predecessors of M. Saint-Saens, Voltaire and Rameau, Duprez and Joachim Raff, History of Saint-Saens's opera, et seq.--Henri Regnault, First performances, As oratorio and opera in New York, An inquiry into the story of Samson, Samson and Herakles, The Hebrew hero in legend, A true type for tragedy, Mythological interpretations, Sa

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

C.A. Huggins
C.A. Huggins has always been a big fan of the sci-fi, horror and post-apocalyptic genres but always wanted to create his own universe with a different take on your typical heroes and villains. He did exactly that in Scattered Screams. As our author of the day, he chats about familial relationships and why they are so important in this book and explains why he added pack attack coyotes to the mix.
Read full interview...