2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Mar 01, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DR 309 - Opera and Theatre

(3.00 cr.)

Many operas are based on great literary and dramatic sources. Details the transformation of these works from spoken drama to musical setting. Traces the works' origins citing direct parallels, dissimilarities, omissions, condensations, and the musical conventions of opera. Addresses the association of librettist and composer. Compares various performances, both historic and current, and discusses the benefits and drawbacks of opera on film. Same course as MU 309 .



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