Sing sorrow : classics, history, and heroines in opera /

McDonald, Marianne.

Sing sorrow : classics, history, and heroines in opera / Marianne McDonald. - Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2001. - viii, 343 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. - Contributions to the study of music and dance, no. 62 0193-9041 ; .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-241) and index.

0313315671 (alk. paper)

2001023869


Classical literature--Musical settings--History and criticism.
Operas--Literary themes, motives.
Opera--Classical influences.
Heroines in opera.

ML2100 / .M34 2001

782.1