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The Resource Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York

Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York

Label
Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York
Title
Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Throughout the nineteenth century, people heard more music in the theatre-accompanying popular dramas such as Frankenstein, Oliver Twist, Uncle Tom's Cabin, Lady Audley's Secret, The Corsican Brothers, The Three Musketeers, as well as historical romances by Shakespeare and Schiller-than they did in almost any other area of their lives. But unlike film music, theatrical music has received very little attention from scholars and so it has been largely lost to us. In this groundbreaking study, Michael V. Pisani goes in search of these abandoned sound
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pisani, Michael V
Dewey number
792/.0973/09034
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2248
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies Theatre Hist & Culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dramatic music
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Dramatic music
  • England
Label
Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Forging a New Musico-Dramatic Genre; 1. The Eighteenth-Century Roots of Melos; 2. The Rise of Melodrama in the Age of Revolution; 3. The Early Popular Drama in the Public Theatres; Part Two: Propagating the Popular Drama; 4. The Anglo-American Melodrama and Its Music; 5. Victorian Theatre Bands and Their Leaders; 6. The Craft of Melos in Rehearsal and Performance; 7. Music, Suspense, and the Sensation Drama; Part Three: Transforming the Popular Drama; 8. Melos in Crisis; 9. Nationalism, "Prestige Music," and Irving's Lyceum
  • 10. Melodrama and Glamour at Century's EndConclusion. The Legacy of Melos; Notes; Index
Control code
880827278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609382650
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20p5n09
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880827278
Label
Music for the Melodramatic Theatre in Nineteenth-Century London and New York
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: Forging a New Musico-Dramatic Genre; 1. The Eighteenth-Century Roots of Melos; 2. The Rise of Melodrama in the Age of Revolution; 3. The Early Popular Drama in the Public Theatres; Part Two: Propagating the Popular Drama; 4. The Anglo-American Melodrama and Its Music; 5. Victorian Theatre Bands and Their Leaders; 6. The Craft of Melos in Rehearsal and Performance; 7. Music, Suspense, and the Sensation Drama; Part Three: Transforming the Popular Drama; 8. Melos in Crisis; 9. Nationalism, "Prestige Music," and Irving's Lyceum
  • 10. Melodrama and Glamour at Century's EndConclusion. The Legacy of Melos; Notes; Index
Control code
880827278
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (415 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609382650
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20p5n09
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880827278

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