Grand opera : the story of the Met /

The Metropolitan has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883. Tracing the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution, Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron tell how the Met became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene. In this first...

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Main Authors: Affron, Charles, (Author), Affron, Mirella Jona, 1937- (Author)
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Language:English
Published: Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2014]
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505 0 |a 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. 
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