This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Operetta: A Theatrical History by Richard…

Operetta: A Theatrical History

by Richard Traubner

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
341501,141 (4.5)None
This entertaining and thorough examination of operetta remains the only complete, richly-illustrated history available of a delightful form of musical theater which has enraptured audiences around the world for over a century. Coming at a time of renewed enthusiasm for operetta, Richard Traubner's timely volume shakes the dust off many exciting pieces, while documenting the creation of the masterworks of the form, including Orphée aux Enfers, Die Fledermaus, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Merry Widow, The Desert Song, and White Horse Inn. It covers the careers of the major operetta composers and librettists--including Offenbach, Hervé, Strauss, Gilbert and Sullivan, Lehár, Coward, and Lerner and Loewe--the original productions of their works, the principal foreign versions, the famous revivals, and related aspects of public and critical reaction, as well as providing a chronicle of operetta's greatest theaters and most popular stars.… (more)



Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

The best reference book and guide on the subject of operetta. ( )
  Kakania | Oct 21, 2019 |
no reviews | add a review

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Haiku summary

Quick Links

Popular covers


Average: (4.5)
4 1
5 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 138,918,445 books! | Top bar: Always visible