June21 - “Modern Major General” (1879) Western European...

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June 21, 2006 Bali-Java Gamelan Orchestra, Puppet Theater Japan Noh Drama, Kabuki Theater China Chinese Opera The Camerata Late 1500s, revival of Greek Tragedy, Spectacle, Monody (not monophonic texture – IS homophonic texture) Claudio Monteverdi, L’Orfeo (1607) Opera (collection of individual pieces of music connected by drama) = plural of Opus; Opus = work Giuseppi Verdi (1813-1901) II Trovatore (1853) Di quelle pira William S. Gilbert Arthur Sullivan The Mikado H.M.S. Pinafore The Pirates of Penzance
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Unformatted text preview: “Modern Major General” (1879) Western European Opera “Verismo” and Puccini Verismo (Relaism) Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) Tosca Madama Butterfly Turandot II Trittico La Boheme (1986) Mimi – lyric soprano – makes flowers Musetta – coloratura soprano – vamp Rodolfo – lyric tenor – poet Marcello – lyric baritone – artist Schaunard – baritone – musician Colline – bass – philosopher Alcindoro – bass – sugar daddy...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course MUSIC 102 taught by Professor Stuart during the Summer '06 term at Iowa State.

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