The Resource A tale of four houses : opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945, Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir

A tale of four houses : opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945, Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir

Label
A tale of four houses : opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945
Title
A tale of four houses
Title remainder
opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945
Statement of responsibility
Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilbert, Susie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1706
LC item number
.G55 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shir, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Opera
  • Opera companies
  • Theaters
  • Opera
  • Opera companies
  • Theaters
  • Mailand
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Wien
  • London
Label
A tale of four houses : opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945, Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [931]-938) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • La Scala 1955-59: A golden age
  • Vienna 1955-60: The advent of Karajan
  • Met 1951-59: Bing rampant
  • Covent Graden 1955-60: Kubelik and beyond
  • Part three :
  • 1960s: Changing stages :
  • Covent Garden 1960-65: The Solti revolution
  • Covent Garden 1965-70: 'The greatest opera company in the world'
  • Met 1960-72: The Met moves to Lincoln Center
  • Vienna 1961-68: Karajan resigns
  • Par one :
  • La Scala 1960-69: New divas and divos
  • Part four :
  • 1970s: A radical era :
  • La Scala 1970-85: There'll always be an Italy
  • Vienna 1970-80: 'Manifold pleasures of routine -- rarer joys of excellence'
  • Covent Garden 1971-1980: Colin Davis 1: 'A drama and not a birthday cake'
  • Met 1972-1980: 'Faces not windmills'
  • Part five :
  • 1980s: Conceptuals versus museums :
  • La Scala 1980-90: Italian tossed salad
  • 1940s: Building and rebuilding :
  • Vienna 1980-90: Efforts to revive the gleam
  • Covent Garden 1980-87: Coin Davis: 'prima la musica'
  • Met 1980-90: 'That plush and crystal whorehouse'
  • Part six :
  • 1990s: 'A measure of our civilisation' :
  • La Scala 1990-2002: The primacy of Muti
  • Vienna 1990-2002: 'What has Austria got besides the Staatsoper?'
  • Met 1990-2002: 'A very efficient factory' :
  • Covent Garden 1988-1994: 'Bricks without straw'
  • Covent Gardn 1994-97: 'The least-cost option'
  • Vienna 1940-55: 'Some new beauty is being born'
  • Covent Garden 1997-2002: Who owns Covent Garden?
  • La Scala 1945-57: Reconstruction
  • Covent Garden 1945-55: 'Making bricks ... '
  • Met 1941-50: Genleman Johnson
  • Part two :
  • 1950s: The old and the new :
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 985 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780002558204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Mugar Library's copy from the Johanna Fiedler Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52395887
  • (OCoLC)ocm52395887^
Label
A tale of four houses : opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945, Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [931]-938) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • La Scala 1955-59: A golden age
  • Vienna 1955-60: The advent of Karajan
  • Met 1951-59: Bing rampant
  • Covent Graden 1955-60: Kubelik and beyond
  • Part three :
  • 1960s: Changing stages :
  • Covent Garden 1960-65: The Solti revolution
  • Covent Garden 1965-70: 'The greatest opera company in the world'
  • Met 1960-72: The Met moves to Lincoln Center
  • Vienna 1961-68: Karajan resigns
  • Par one :
  • La Scala 1960-69: New divas and divos
  • Part four :
  • 1970s: A radical era :
  • La Scala 1970-85: There'll always be an Italy
  • Vienna 1970-80: 'Manifold pleasures of routine -- rarer joys of excellence'
  • Covent Garden 1971-1980: Colin Davis 1: 'A drama and not a birthday cake'
  • Met 1972-1980: 'Faces not windmills'
  • Part five :
  • 1980s: Conceptuals versus museums :
  • La Scala 1980-90: Italian tossed salad
  • 1940s: Building and rebuilding :
  • Vienna 1980-90: Efforts to revive the gleam
  • Covent Garden 1980-87: Coin Davis: 'prima la musica'
  • Met 1980-90: 'That plush and crystal whorehouse'
  • Part six :
  • 1990s: 'A measure of our civilisation' :
  • La Scala 1990-2002: The primacy of Muti
  • Vienna 1990-2002: 'What has Austria got besides the Staatsoper?'
  • Met 1990-2002: 'A very efficient factory' :
  • Covent Garden 1988-1994: 'Bricks without straw'
  • Covent Gardn 1994-97: 'The least-cost option'
  • Vienna 1940-55: 'Some new beauty is being born'
  • Covent Garden 1997-2002: Who owns Covent Garden?
  • La Scala 1945-57: Reconstruction
  • Covent Garden 1945-55: 'Making bricks ... '
  • Met 1941-50: Genleman Johnson
  • Part two :
  • 1950s: The old and the new :
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 985 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780002558204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Mugar Library's copy from the Johanna Fiedler Collection.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52395887
  • (OCoLC)ocm52395887^

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