Chap17MUH204LO - Wagner. B. Listening Objectives After...

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Chapter 17 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with: 1. Romantic opera as a supreme reflection of the recurring themes of Romanticism. 2. Stylistic features of the important categories of Romantic opera--especially Italian opera and Wagnerian music drama. 3. The lives and music of significant operatic composers of the nineteenth century, especially Verdi and
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Unformatted text preview: Wagner. B. Listening Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Hear and identify how elements of music are typically used in different categories of Romantic opera, especially Italian opera and Wagnerian music drama. 2. Hear and identify how Romantic opera departs from the traditional recitative-and-aria format....
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