Operetta

Operetta : A Theatrical History

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This illustrated history of operetta documents a form of musical theatre which entertained audiences around the world for over a century. Coming at a time of renewed enthusiasm for operetta, Richard Traubner's volume details the creation of the genre's masterworks, from "Orphee aux Enfers" to "Die Fledermaus", "HMS Pinafore", "The Merry Widow", "The Desert Song", and "White Horse Inn". It covers the careers of the major composers of operetta and librettists - such as Offenbach, Lecocq, Gilbert and Sullivan, Coward, and Lerner and Loewe - and discusses the minor ones as well in a chronicle of operetta's greatest theatres and most popular stars.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 24mm | 639.56g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • bibliography, index
  • 0195207785
  • 9780195207781

About Richard Traubner

About the Author Richard Traubner is a journalist and lecturer on theater and film. This country's leading operetta historian, he has translated and directed Offenbach operettas in U.S. productions.show more

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