From "Idomeneo" to "Die Zauberflote"
A Conductor's Commentary on the Operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
From Idomeneo to Die Zauberflote by Myer Fredman
Book DescriptionThis is the first book by an experienced conductor to explore the orchestras contribution to Mozarts greatest operatic works: Idomeneo, Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Die Schauspieldirektor, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, La clemenza di Tito, and Die Zauberflote. It is written for the concert and opera going public who are interested in enlarging their knowledge and appreciation of these masterpieces, but also contains many practical suggestions for aspiring conductors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903900109
(155mm x 230mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Sussex Academic Press
Publisher: Sussex Academic Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Myer Fredman
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Drama of Opera, Paperback (January 2003)View all books by Myer Fredman
This study looks at the drama that takes place within the world of opera and provides an insight into how opera has evolved and functions. It describes some of the ways that composers use the language of music and liaise with their librettists.
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Author Biography - Myer Fredman
Myer Fredman studied with Sir Adrian Boult, and has assisted Otto Klemperer and Sir Charles Mackerras, and was the first Music Director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera. He received an Italian Government medal Per Servizio della Musica e Cultura Italiana, and has conducted the Royal Philhar- monic Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra. Sir Charles Mackerras. Among his many international musical engagements he was: Conductor at the Glyndebourne Festival, 1963-74; Initial Musical Director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera, 1968-74; Musical Director, State Opera of South Australia, 1974-80; Conductor and Artistic Associate with The Australian Opera, 1983-98.
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