Mamontov's Private Opera : the search for modernism in Russian theater / Olga Haldey.

"The Moscow Private Opera, founded, sponsored, and directed by Savva Mamontov (1841-1918), was one of Russia's most important theatrical institutions at the dawn of the age of modernism. It presented the Moscow premieres of Lohengrin, La boheme, and Khovanshchina, among others; launched th...

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Main Author: Haldey, Olga, 1972-
Format: eBook
Published: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2010.
Series:Russian music studies (Bloomington, Ind.)
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • The silver age and the legacy of the 1860s
  • Serving the beautiful
  • Echoes of Abramtsevo
  • Visual impressions
  • Opera as drama
  • From Meiningen to Meyerhold
  • Politics, repertory, and the market
  • Faces of the enterprise.