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Opera is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers, ... In traditional number opera, singers employ two styles of singing: recitative, a speech-inflected style, and self-contained arias. ..... of opera as a Gesamtkunstwerk (a "complete work of art"), a fusion of music, poetry and painting.

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May 15, 2019 ... Opera: Opera, a staged drama set to music in its entirety, made up of ... to the French princess Christine of Lorraine, a huge team of artists, ...

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In Florence, a small group of artists, statesmen, writers and musicians known as the Florentine ... It's fast, irreverent and funny, but also full of stunning music.

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The Music Genres List site covers many of the most popular styles of opera music , ... Its detractors have viewed it as an artificial and irrational art form that defies ...

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Jan 20, 2019 ... An opera is generally referred to as "a stage presentation or work that combines music, costumes, and scenery to relay a story. Most operas are ...

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Opera has a rich and fascinating history and is also a vibrant art form that is ... Eventually, opera came to reflect the stories and musical styles of each of these ...

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Music and drama are the fundamental ingredients, as are the arts of staging ... at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, for instance, were devised by the artists ...

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What is it about the fusion of music, drama, visual arts, and dance that appeals to ... musical dramatist, composed operas in a variety of styles and languages.

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