How to listen to and understand opera

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The history of opera is traced from its beginning in the early 17th century to around 1924. The lectures examine landmark operas; musical, cultural, and social developments that influenced opera's growth; and the influence of national languages and cultures on opera.
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table_of_contents pt. 1: lecture 1-2. Introduction and words and music -- lecture 3-4. A brief history of vocal expression in music -- lecture 5-8. The invention of opera and Monteverdi's Orfeo -- pt. 2: lecture 9-12. The growth of opera, the development of Italian opera seria, and Mozart's Idomeneo -- lecture 13-16. The rise of opera buffa and Mozart's the Marriage of Figaro -- lecture 17-18. The bel canto style and Rossini's the Barber of Seville -- lecture 19-22. Verdi and Otello -- lecture 23-24. French opera -- pt. 4: lecture 25. German opera comes of age -- lecture 26-27. Richard Wagner and Tristan und Isolde -- lecture 28. Late Romantic German opera: Richard Strauss and Salome -- lecture 29-30. Russian opera -- lecture 31-32. Verismo, Puccini, and Tosca.
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title How to listen to and understand opera
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title_short How to listen to and understand opera
title_sort how to listen to and understand opera