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Opera in the media age : essays on art, technology and popular culture / edited by Paul Fryer
Bib ID 6535775
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014] 
viii, 255 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 0786473290
9780786473298
Invalid ISBN 9781476616209
Summary

"This collection of essays explores the relationship between opera and the development of media technology from the late 19th to the early 21st century. The contributing authors cover a variety of topics including audio, video and film recording, contemporary critical responses, popular and "high brow" culture, live and recorded performance, lighting and performance technology, media marketing and advertising"--

Full contents
  • The business of opera, advertising and the return to popular culture / Paul Fryer
  • Making culture popular : opera and the media industries / Sam O'Connell
  • Opera criticism : state of the art and beyond / Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe
  • Gods and heroes or monsters of the media? / Trevor Siemens
  • Opera and the audio recording industry / Robert Cannon
  • Opera singers as pop stars : opera within the popular music industry / Christopher Newell and George Newell
  • Cross-cuts and arias : the language of film and its impact on opera / Kevin Stephens
  • Opera on optical video disc, or the latest (and final?) avatar of the Gesamtkunstwerk / Pierre Bellemare
  • Wunderkammer : light as a scenographic and dramaturgical tool in opera / Hansjörg Schmidt
  • Opera, art and industrial production : lighting at the Royal Opera House, London / Nick Hunt
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Mass media and music.  |  Music and technology.  |  Music -- Social aspects -- History.  |  Opera.
Other authors/contributors Fryer, Paul, 1955- editor
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