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Flora Mirabilis

Author : Catherine Herbert Howell
ISBN : 9781426205095
Genre : Gardening
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Pairs two hundred illustrations with fascinating stories of botanical exploration and trade through the ages and blossoms with legend and lore as it culls the most engrossing mysteries and adventures of plant exploration, science, and discovery.

Flora And Physiognomy Of The Cottonwood Mountains Death Valley National Monument California

Author : Paul M. Peterson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033000105
Genre : Botany
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Singing In Greek

Author : Lydía Zervanos
ISBN : 9781442229785
Genre : Music
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In Singing in Greek: A Guide to Greek Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire Lydía Zervanos reveals to singers the vast riches of Greek vocal music.

Operetta

Author : Robert Ignatius Letellier
ISBN : 9781443885089
Genre : Music
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Operetta developed in the second half of the 19th century from the French opéra-comique and the more lighthearted German Singspiel. As the century progressed, the serious concerns of mainstream opera were sustained and intensified, leaving a gap between opéra-comique and vaudeville that necessitated a new type of stage work. Jacques Offenbach, son of a Cologne synagogue cantor, established himself in Paris with his series of opéras-bouffes. The popular success of this individual new form of entertainment light, humorous, satirical and also sentimental led to the emergence of operetta as a separate genre, an art form with its own special flavour and concerns, and no longer simply a "little opera". Attempts to emulate Offenbach's success in France and abroad generated other national schools of operetta and helped to establish the genre internationally, in Spain, in England, and especially in Austria Hungary. Here it inspired works by Franz von Suppé and Johann Strauss II (the Golden Age), and later Franz Lehár and Emmerich Kálmán (the Silver Age). Viennese operetta flourished conterminously with the Habsburg Empire and the mystique of Vienna, but, after the First World War, an artistically vibrant Berlin assumed this leading position (with Paul Lincke, Leon Jessel and Edouard Künnecke). As popular musical tastes diverged more and more during the interwar years, with the advent of new influences—like those of cabaret, the revue, jazz, modern dance music and the cinema, as well as changing social mores—the operetta genre took on new guises. This was especially manifested in the musical comedy of London's West End and New York's Broadway, with their imitators generating a success that opened a new golden age for the reinvented genre, especially after the Second World War. This source book presents an overview of the operetta genre in all its forms. The second volume provides a survey of the national schools of Germany, Spain, England, America, the Slavonic countries (especially Russia), Hungary, Italy and Greece. The principal composers are considered in chronological sequence, with biographical material and a list of stage works, selected synopses and some commentary. This volume also contains a discography and an index covering both volumes (general entries, singers and theatres).

Musical Encounters At The 1889 Paris World S Fair

Author : Annegret Fauser
ISBN : 9781580461856
Genre : Music
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The 1889 Exposition universelle in Paris is famous as a turning point in the history of French music, and modern music generally. This book explores the ways in which music was used, exhibited, listened to, and written about during the Exposition universelle. It also reveals the sociopolitical uses of music in France during the 19th century.

Flora S Dictionary

Author : Elizabeth Washington Wirt
ISBN : OSU:32435064495310
Genre : Flower language
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Verdi Milan And Othello

Author : Blanche Roosevelt
ISBN : 9781108059633
Genre : History
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This collection of writings on Verdi and Milan's musical scene, published in 1887, provides a vivid account of his career.

The Laramie Flora Of The Denver Basin

Author : Frank Hall Knowlton
ISBN : HARVARD:32044107228926
Genre : Geology, Stratigraphic
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Flora Of Tropical East Africa Nyctaginaceae 1996

Author : Christopher Whitehouse
ISBN : 906191373X
Genre : Science
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Part of a series of volumes on the flora of tropical East Africa, this text covers the Nyctaginaceae family.

Opera

Author : George Henry Hubert Lascelles Earl of Harewood
ISBN : UOM:39015023332011
Genre : Music
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