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Author Affron, Charles, author.

Title Grand opera : the story of the Met / Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    792.5 AFF    Available
Description xviii, 449 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A matter of boxes, 1883-1884 : bel canto -- Cultural capital, 1884-1903 : the German seasons and French opera -- Opera wars, 1903-1908 : Parsifal, Salome, and the Manhattan Opera Company -- Modernity, 1908-1929 : Puccini -- Hard times, 1929-1940 : Wagner -- Strains of war, 1940-1950 : the conductor's opera -- Stage business, 1950-1966 : Verdi -- In transit, 1966-1975 : American opera -- Maestro Assoluto, 1975-1990 : twentieth-century European opera and the Baroque -- Patronage and Perestroika, 1990-2006 : American opera (redux) and Slavic opera -- In the age of new media, 2006-2013.
Subject Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) -- History.
Added Author Affron, Mirella Jona, 1937- author.
ISBN 9780520250338 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520250338 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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