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The History of Opera

Richard Fawkes

Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Following the widely acclaimed History of Classical Music, Richard Fawkes traces the history of opera up to the present day and devotes the fourth to the history of operetta. Featuring more than seventy-five musical examples.

Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Following the widely acclaimed History of Classical Music, Richard Fawkes traces the history of opera up to the present day and devotes the fourth to the history of operetta. Featuring more than seventy-five musical examples.
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Music

Description:

Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. Following the widely acclaimed History of Classical Music, Richard Fawkes traces the history of opera up to the present day and devotes the fourth to the history of operetta. Featuring more than seventy-five musical examples.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robert Powell

Length:

5h 18m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:40


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:25


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:13


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:59


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:14


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:29


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

09:15


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:19


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

12:06


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:06


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:45


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:15


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:54


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:05


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:21


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:33


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:56


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:29


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

02:50


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:04


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:24


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

11:31


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:53


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:27


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:46


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

02:25


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:40


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:12


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:47


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

02:11


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

02:57


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:16


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

02:57


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

00:33


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

01:05


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:40


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:34


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:26


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:02


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

01:35


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

00:45


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

00:49


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

02:14


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

02:04


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

02:55


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

02:50


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:29


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:14


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:06


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:42


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:22


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:17


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:46


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

00:29


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

01:09


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

00:51


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

02:41


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

02:08