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Tables of Contents for The Cambridge Companion to Grand Opera
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1. Introduction David Charlton
Part I. The Resourcing of Grand Opera: 2. The 'machine' and the State Hervé
3. Fictions and librettos Nicholas White
4. The spectacle of the past in grand opera Simon Williams
5. The chorus James Parakilas
6. Dance and dancers Marian Smith
7. Roles, reputations, shadows: singers at the Opé
ra, 1828-49 Mary Ann Smart
Part II. Revaluation and the Twenty-first Century: 8. Directing grand opera: Rienzi and Guillaume Tell at the Vienna State Opera David Pountney
Part III. Grand Operas for Paris: 9. La Muette and her context Sarah Hibberd
10. Scribe and Auber: constructing grand opera Herbert Schneider
11. Meyerbeer: Robert le Diable and Les Huguenots Matthias Brzoska
12. Meyerbeer: Le Prophè
te and L'Africaine John H. Roberts
13. The grand operas of Fromental Halé
vy Diana R. Hallman
14. From Rossini to Verdi M. Elizabeth C. Bartlett
15. After 1850 at the Paris Opé
ra: institution and repertory Steven Huebner
Part IV. Transformations of Grand Opera: 16. Richard Wagner and the legacy of French grand opera Thomas Grey
17. Grand opera in Russia: fragments Marina Frolova-Walker
18. Grand opera among the Czechs Jan Smaczny
19. Italian opera Fiamma Nicolodi
20. Grand opera in Britain and the Americas Sarah Hibberd.