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Product Description: It has long been argued that opera is all about sex. Siren Songs is the first collection of articles devoted to exploring the impact of this sexual obsession, and of the power relations that come with it, on the music, words, and staging of opera...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780691058146 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: It has long been argued that opera is all about sex.

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9780691058139 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 16, 2000, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: It has long been argued that opera is all about sex.

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Product Description: This book examines in new ways opera and ballet criticism in early nineteenth-century France, taking seriously the motivations and beliefs of journalist critics. Rather than seeing their work as useful primarily for its raw factual information, the essays collected here look carefully at the historical, cultural, and aesthetic background that led critics to write as they did...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Roger Parker (editor) and Mary Ann Smart (editor)

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9780198166979 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 16, 2001, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book examines in new ways opera and ballet criticism in early nineteenth-century France, taking seriously the motivations and beliefs of journalist critics.

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Product Description: When Nietzsche dubbed Richard Wagner "the most enthusiastic mimomaniac" ever to exist, he was objecting to a hollowness he felt in the music, a crowding out of any true dramatic impulse by extravagant poses and constant nervous movements...read more

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9780520239951 | Univ of California Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: When Nietzsche dubbed Richard Wagner "the most enthusiastic mimomaniac" ever to exist, he was objecting to a hollowness he felt in the music, a crowding out of any true dramatic impulse by extravagant poses and constant nervous movements.

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9780520248311 | Univ of California Pr, February 1, 2006, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: When Nietzsche dubbed Richard Wagner "the most enthusiastic mimomaniac" ever to exist, he was objecting to a hollowness he felt in the music, a crowding out of any true dramatic impulse by extravagant poses and constant nervous movements.

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Product Description: (Vocal Score). Opera in 5 acts, libretto in French by Eugene Scribe, premiered at the Paris Opera in 1843. Includes extensive historical articles and critical notes.
By Gaetano Donizetti (composer), Eugene Scribe (adapted by) and Mary Ann Smart (adapted by)

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9788875927516 | Bilingual edition (Ricordi - Bmg Ricordi, May 15, 2006), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: (Vocal Score).

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