The Resource The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan, edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba

The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan, edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba

Label
The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan
Title
The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.S95
LC item number
C35 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eden, David
  • Saremba, Meinhard
Series statement
Cambridge companions to music
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sullivan, Arthur
  • Gilbert, W. S.
Label
The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan, edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-269) and index
Contents
Part I. Background: -- Savoy opera and its discontents: the theatrical background to a quarrel / David Eden -- Identity crisis and the search for English opera: the Savoy Theatre in the 1890s / William Parry -- Resituating Gilbert and Sullivan: the musical and aesthetic context / Benedict Taylor -- 'We sing as one individual'?: popular misconceptions of 'Gilbert and Sullivan' / Meinhard Saremba -- Part II. Focus: -- The operas in context: stylistic elements - the Savoy and beyond / Richard Silverman -- The librettos in context: Gilbert's 'Fables in Song' / Horst Dölvers -- 'This particularly rapid, unintelligible patter': patter songs and the word-music relationship / Laura Kasson Fiss -- Standing still and moving forward: The Mikado, Haddon Hall, and concepts of time in the Savoy operas / Michael Beckerman -- Musical contexts I: motives and methods in Sullivan's allusions / James Brooks Kuykendall -- Musical contexts II: characterisation and emotion in the Savoy operas / Martin T. Yates -- Part III. Reception: -- Topsy-Turvy: a personal journey / Mike Leigh -- Amateur tenors and choruses in public: the amateur scene / Ian Bradley -- Champions and aficionados: amateur and listener experiences of the Savoy operas in performance / Stephanie Pitts -- 'How great thy charm, thy sway how excellent!': tracing Gilbert and Sullivan's legacy in the American musical / Raymond Knapp -- 'See how the Fates their gifts allot': the reception of productions and translations in continental Europe / Jana Polianovskaia -- Part IV. Into the Twenty-First Century: -- Adventures in musical detection: scholarship, editions, productions and the future of the Savoy operas / David Russell Hulme -- Appendix 1: Who wrote the overtures? -- Appendix 2: Stage and choral works by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert -- Appendix 3: Modern editions of works by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 274 p.
Isbn
9780521888493
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2009022104
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
  • 3322189-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3322189
  • (Sirsi) o311769373
  • (OCoLC)311769373
Label
The Cambridge companion to Gilbert and Sullivan, edited by David Eden and Meinhard Saremba
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-269) and index
Contents
Part I. Background: -- Savoy opera and its discontents: the theatrical background to a quarrel / David Eden -- Identity crisis and the search for English opera: the Savoy Theatre in the 1890s / William Parry -- Resituating Gilbert and Sullivan: the musical and aesthetic context / Benedict Taylor -- 'We sing as one individual'?: popular misconceptions of 'Gilbert and Sullivan' / Meinhard Saremba -- Part II. Focus: -- The operas in context: stylistic elements - the Savoy and beyond / Richard Silverman -- The librettos in context: Gilbert's 'Fables in Song' / Horst Dölvers -- 'This particularly rapid, unintelligible patter': patter songs and the word-music relationship / Laura Kasson Fiss -- Standing still and moving forward: The Mikado, Haddon Hall, and concepts of time in the Savoy operas / Michael Beckerman -- Musical contexts I: motives and methods in Sullivan's allusions / James Brooks Kuykendall -- Musical contexts II: characterisation and emotion in the Savoy operas / Martin T. Yates -- Part III. Reception: -- Topsy-Turvy: a personal journey / Mike Leigh -- Amateur tenors and choruses in public: the amateur scene / Ian Bradley -- Champions and aficionados: amateur and listener experiences of the Savoy operas in performance / Stephanie Pitts -- 'How great thy charm, thy sway how excellent!': tracing Gilbert and Sullivan's legacy in the American musical / Raymond Knapp -- 'See how the Fates their gifts allot': the reception of productions and translations in continental Europe / Jana Polianovskaia -- Part IV. Into the Twenty-First Century: -- Adventures in musical detection: scholarship, editions, productions and the future of the Savoy operas / David Russell Hulme -- Appendix 1: Who wrote the overtures? -- Appendix 2: Stage and choral works by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert -- Appendix 3: Modern editions of works by Arthur Sullivan and W. S. Gilbert
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xiii, 274 p.
Isbn
9780521888493
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2009022104
Other physical details
ill., music
System control number
  • 3322189-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3322189
  • (Sirsi) o311769373
  • (OCoLC)311769373

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