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The American opera to 1790

by Patricia H. Virga

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Opera -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Patricia H. Virga.
      SeriesStudies in musicology ;, no. 61
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML1711 .V4 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 393 p. :
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3495924M
      ISBN 100835713741
      LC Control Number82015950

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      New York City Opera’s emphasis on the American folk opera idiom of the s, best embodied in the works of Floyd, Copland, and Moore, was an outgrowth of the period from to , the years of the Great Depression’s Federal Music Project that encouraged reaching to the far corners of America in the simplest terms possible. Musical commonplace book: manuscript, [approximately approximately ] Creator/Contributor: Osborne, Elizabeth, former owner. set to music by J. Hewitt -- A favorite song in the opera of The purse --With pleasure I talk of my pain / a favorite Hindostan song from apparently copied at least in part from early American editions.


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Camilla Williams was an American soprano who regularly performed around the world. She was the first African-American to receive a regular contract with a major American opera company — the New York City Opera — as well as the first African-American to sing a major role with the Vienna State Opera.Year Premieres Events; William Henry Fry composes Aurelia the Vestal, which remains unperformed.: June 4: Leonora, (William Henry Fry; Chestnut St., Philadelphia) The premiere of Fry's Leonora is the first known performance of an opera by an American composer.

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