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Online Opera Resources

Further Reading and Research

  • The Opera Companion, by George Martin—MT95 .M25 1984
  • The empty voice: acting opera, by Leon Major—MT956 .M35 2011
  • The opera singer's career guide : understanding the European Fach system, by Pearl Yeadon McGinnis—MT820 .M354 2010
  • Divas and scholars : performing Italian opera, by Philip Gossett—ML1700 .G7397 2006
  • Unsettling opera : staging Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, and Zemlinsky, by David J. Levin—ML3858 .L48 2007
  • Opera coaching : professional techniques and considerations, by Alan Montgomery—MT956 .M66 2006
  • The drama of opera : exotic and irrational entertainment, by Myer Friedman—ML1700 .F72 2003
  • Verdi and Puccini heroines : dramatic characterization in great soprano roles, by Geoffrey Edwards and Ryan Edwards—ML410.V4 E29 2001
  • The Cambridge Companion to Mozart, edited by Simon P. Keefe—ML.410.M9 C225 2003
  • Opera and modern culture : Wagner and Strauss, by Lawrence Kramer—ML1700 .K715 2004
  • Analyzing opera : Verdi and Wagner, edited by Carolyn Abbate and Roger Parker—MT95 .A59 1989
  • Essays on Handel and Italian opera, edited by Reinhard Strohm—ML410.H13 S75 1985
  • Understanding the women of Mozart's operas, by Kristi Brown Montesano—ML410.M9 B8195 2007
  • Evenings at the opera : an exploration of the basic repertoire, by Jeffrey Langford—MT95 .L354 2011
  • A Song of Love and Death : The Meaning of Opera, by Peter Conrad—ML1700 .C668 1987
  • Opera seria and the evolution of classical style, 1755-1772, by Eric Weimer—ML1704 .W44 1984
  • The culture of opera buffa in Mozart's Vienna : a poetics of entertainment, by Mary Hunter—ML1723.8.V6 H86 1999
  • Reading opera between the lines : orchestral interludes and cultural meaning from Wagner to Berg, by Christopher Morris—ML3845 .M87 2002
  • Opera : desire, disease, death, by Linda Hutcheon and Michael Hutcheon—ML1700 .H87 1996
  • Opera as drama, by Joseph Kerman—ML3858 .K4 1988