History Is Our Mother Three Libretti

Author: Alice Goodman
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1681370654
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The first appearance of Alice Goodman's two internationally-renowned and controversial libretti, alongside one of her masterful translations.

History Of English Literature

Author: Hippolyte Taine
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As a last resource, Maximin has a wheel brought on the stage, on which to
expose St. Catharine and her mother. ... captain of the Praetorian bands, and that
of Porphyrius for Berenice, Maximin's wife; then a sudden catastrophe, three
deaths, and the triumph of ... Yet the libretti of the opera have no incongruities;
they avoid all which might shock the imagination or the eyes; they are written for
men of taste ...

Opera Canada

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He paused, and concluded brightly, "Yes, there's one by Rossini with a Canadian
fur- trader baritone part, and isn't there something by Friml . ... romanticized
history, Canada and things Canadians have rarely been the mother- lode for
miners of good libretti and better music. ... composed, produced and performed in
the United States, where he lived, and none of their three libretti had anything to
do with ...

Twentieth Century Literary Criticism

Author: Laurie DiMauro
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780810379732
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Paul Cohen (essay date 1985) [In the following excerpt, Cohen discusses Stein 's
opera libretti Four Saints in Three Acts, Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights, and The
Mother of Us All.] In Malcolm Bradbury's recent novel Rates of Exchange, a
British scholar, ... Leslie Orrey, in his very brief Concise History of Opera, takes
the time to discuss the first Stein-Thomson collaboration, Four Saints in Three
Acts, ...

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Recorded Opera

Author: Peter Gammond
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Kmis0s City 25.11.1896) Virgi\ Thomson has written music of every conceivable
form and style — much of it full of a simple charm too ... his music, and of
Gertrude Stein, who wrote the libretti for two of his operas, Four Saints in Three
Acts (1934) and The Mother of Us All (1946). ... wrote a four-volume 'History of
Women's Suffrage' and, around the 1870s, led women's marches and was
frequently arrested.

Musical Courier

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Henry. Wolfsohn's. Musical. Bureau,. |3|. EAST. |7th. STREET,. LILLIAN.
BLAUVELT,. Farewell. Season. Mr. and. Mrs. ... but I love my Mozart as I loved my
mother, with that unflinching love for what is absolutely pure and everlastineg
beautiful. ... as that of the audiences of a century and more ago, to whom operetta
libretti of this nature were almost exclusively offered. Nor is the history of
Idomencus, King of Crete, although his island stands again in the political
foreground of our day, ...

The Musical World

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The vocal artists during the last three weeks at the Hall-by-the-Sea have been
Miss Rebecca Isaacs, Miss Mabel Brent, Mdlle. ... found an academy of historical
and national music, the object of which will be to render students acquainted with
the history ... To bring the libretto within moderate compass, the composer has
curtailed the seven parts of the original " Rhyme," and ... On the second evening
Miss Louisa Pyne rendered the beautiful song, " Sleep in peace, my mother dear,
" with ...

The Seven Basic Plots

Author: Christopher Booker
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826452092
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"This book at last provides a comprehensive answer to the age-old riddle of whether there are only a small number of 'basic stories' in the world.

The Gramophone

Author: Sir Compton Mackenzie
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As with Merlin, the big snag is the libretto, for sadly, Money-Coutts's talents as a
poet were nil. ... English way, notably in writing for the female characters, at times
ecstatically in duet: Lady Clifford, the hero's mother, Lady Saint John, on the
opposing Yorkist ... Though in history that was 20 years later, the period here is
telescoped to three years, with Henry Clifford, outlawed under the Yorkists, hiding
away ...