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Bewitching Russian opera : the Tsarina from state to stage / Inna Naroditskaya

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Author:
Naroditskaya, Inna 1955-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Russia
Date:
2012
©2012
18th century
19th century
Notes:
Elecresource
Contents:
Overture : Russia's imperial prima donnas -- Russian Minervas staging empire -- The play of possibilities : serfs enacting aristocrats, countesses playing peasants -- Catherine the empress(ario) : making tales into princely operas -- Oleg at the roots of Russian historical opera -- Interlude : to patria and nation -- Ruslan and Liudmila: the princess, the witch, and the dwarf -- Rusalka : water, power, and women -- Mlada and the spellbinding female circle -- Sadko : he is the hero! -- The inescapable queen
Summary:
In 'Bewitching Russian Opera', Inna Naroditskaya investigates the musical lives of four female monarchs who ruled Russia for most of the eighteenth century - Catherine I, Anna, Elizabeth and Catherine the Great.
Topic:
Opera  Search this
Empresses--History  Search this
Women opera producers and directors--History  Search this
Kings and rulers in opera  Search this
Women in opera  Search this
MUSIC--Instruction & Study--Voice  Search this
MUSIC--Lyrics  Search this
MUSIC--Printed Music--Vocal  Search this
Empresses  Search this
Women opera producers and directors  Search this
Call number:
ML1737 .N37 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1148201