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20 terms
Opera test
Where did opera begin?
What is a shorter, more light-hearted…
Aria
Opera
Florence, Italy
Operetta
A solo filled with emotion, and accompanied by an orchestra.
A sung drama, that uses no amplification, and is accompanied…
Where did opera begin?
Florence, Italy
What is a shorter, more light-hearted…
Operetta
Opera Quiz
1. Kathleen Battle
2. Maria Callas
3. Enrico Caruso
4. Placido Domingo
Composer= Rossini
Composer= Bellini, Opera= Norma
Composer= Donzetti, Opera= Elixir of love
Composer= Puccini, Opera= Tosca
1. Kathleen Battle
Composer= Rossini
2. Maria Callas
Composer= Bellini, Opera= Norma
24 terms
Opera Quiz
raccontare
succedere
esprimere
tenore
to tell a story
to happen
to express
the highest male voice (male protagonist/lover)
raccontare
to tell a story
succedere
to happen
Opera Seria
Opera Seria Concepts
Characters
How many acts
What kind of recitative
Simplicity, Faith to Nature, Universal Appeal
2 pairs of lovers, magnanimous tyrant
3. Alternating Recitatives and Arias
Secco (harpsichord and some bass)
Opera Seria Concepts
Simplicity, Faith to Nature, Universal Appeal
Characters
2 pairs of lovers, magnanimous tyrant
24 terms
Opera Final
Rigoletto Composer/Librettist
Rigoletto Premiere
Rigoletto characters (5)
La Traviata composer/librettist
Composer:Verdi... Librettist:Francesco Maria Piave
La Fenice 1851
Rigoletto: Baritone... Gilda:Soprano... Duke: Tenor... Sparafucile: Ba…
Composer: Verdi... Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave
Rigoletto Composer/Librettist
Composer:Verdi... Librettist:Francesco Maria Piave
Rigoletto Premiere
La Fenice 1851
69 terms
Opera Final
Accompanied Recitative
Acoustic Shock
Alliteration
Almaviva
A style of singing that less lyrical and more like spoken wor…
Bridging the gap between music and spoken word, also creates…
Repetition of the beginning sounds of words for the purpose o…
Count in Beaumarchais Figaro trilogy; in love with Rosina but…
Accompanied Recitative
A style of singing that less lyrical and more like spoken wor…
Acoustic Shock
Bridging the gap between music and spoken word, also creates…
25 terms
Opera Midterm
"Mi Rivedi"
"Lascia ch'io pianga"
Emmanuelle Haim Le Concert d'Astree (A…
Emmanuelle Haim Le Concert d'Astree (A…
-from La Griselda ... -Composer Scarlatti ... -early 1700s... -da capo…
-Farinelli ... -The Great Castrati... -from Rinaldo... -by Handel... -ear…
-Guilio Cesare ... -1724... -Handel... -French Overture Act I, Scenes…
Guilio Cesare ... 1724... Handel... French Overture / Act 2, Scene 2... 5…
"Mi Rivedi"
-from La Griselda ... -Composer Scarlatti ... -early 1700s... -da capo…
"Lascia ch'io pianga"
-Farinelli ... -The Great Castrati... -from Rinaldo... -by Handel... -ear…
Opera Quiz 2
Women's voices
Men's voices
Range
Register
Soprano, Mezzo soprano, contralto. Vocal maturity at age 23
Tenor, Baritone, Bass. Vocal maturity at age 25-26
Low to high of what one sings. Every voice has a unique range…
Low, middle, high. Segments of the range
Women's voices
Soprano, Mezzo soprano, contralto. Vocal maturity at age 23
Men's voices
Tenor, Baritone, Bass. Vocal maturity at age 25-26
Components of Opera
recitative
aria
secco
accompagnato
musical speech that advances the plot or action, vocal style,…
italian for air; song, usually of a highly emotional nature,…
italian for dry, accompanied only by continuo instruments and…
accompanied by the orchestra and moves more eagerly
recitative
musical speech that advances the plot or action, vocal style,…
aria
italian for air; song, usually of a highly emotional nature,…
62 terms
Opera Final
Aria
Arioso
Augmented second
Baritone
Solo operatic speech accompanied by orchestra, shaped by text…
Style of operatic speech in which the text is declaimed as in…
Interval equal to a whole + half step, producing a striking e…
Singing voice between tenor and bass
Aria
Solo operatic speech accompanied by orchestra, shaped by text…
Arioso
Style of operatic speech in which the text is declaimed as in…
Opera Unit
A stage production in which all or nea…
The dialogue of a stage production tha…
The "first lady" of an opera company
A song for one voice and orchestra
Opera
Recitative
Prima Donna
Aria
A stage production in which all or nea…
Opera
The dialogue of a stage production tha…
Recitative
59 terms
OPERA Final
What movement in opera resembles Frenc…
What was the first opera of the Italia…
Who was the leading opera composer of…
Tosca is based on the play Tosca by wh…
Verismo
Cavalleria Rusticana
Puccini
Sardou
What movement in opera resembles Frenc…
Verismo
What was the first opera of the Italia…
Cavalleria Rusticana
20 terms
Opera Quiz
Which of the following best describes…
Wilfred Bain's role in establishing IU…
Wilfred Bain's role in establishing IU…
Wilfred Bain's role in establishing IU…
B. Music and art are an essential part of an education and th…
True
False
True
Which of the following best describes…
B. Music and art are an essential part of an education and th…
Wilfred Bain's role in establishing IU…
True
Opera Test
Where does Carmen work?
Who is the first man she falls in love…
How is Carmen arrested?
Who pursued Carmen to stay?
Cigarette factory
Don Jose
Fought woman in factory
Don Jose
Where does Carmen work?
Cigarette factory
Who is the first man she falls in love…
Don Jose
42 terms
opera final
intermezzo
traviata
travitore
rigoletto
in romantic opera, orchestra linking 2 acts together ... famous…
-Verdi... -1853 Venice... - 3 acts... -about a sick loveable prostitut…
-Verdi... -1853 Rome... -4 acts... - plot: count di luna's brother is…
-Verdi... -Venice 1851... -parody of political accusation of kings,…
intermezzo
in romantic opera, orchestra linking 2 acts together ... famous…
traviata
-Verdi... -1853 Venice... - 3 acts... -about a sick loveable prostitut…
Opera Midterm
Pitch
Rhythm
Timbre
Silence
The quality of 'highness' or 'lowness' of a sound
The duration of sound effects
The color or appearance of a sound
The absence of a sound
Pitch
The quality of 'highness' or 'lowness' of a sound
Rhythm
The duration of sound effects
23 terms
Opera Terms
What is an extra ?
What is the opera that is light hearte…
What is the opera that is usually fill…
What is the instrumental music at the…
supernumeraries
Opera buffa
Opera Seria
overture
What is an extra ?
supernumeraries
What is the opera that is light hearte…
Opera buffa
20 terms
Opera review
libretto
aria
prelude
prima donna
the script of the opera
a solo in an opera that shows off the singers voice
an instrumental introduction to an opera
a temperamental female opera singer
libretto
the script of the opera
aria
a solo in an opera that shows off the singers voice
30 terms
Elements of Opera
opera
oratorio
cantata
recitative
musical drama - like a play set to music, with full scenery a…
a sacred choral drama based usually on a story from the Old T…
a secular or sacred choral drama accompanied by a small group…
sung dialogue of an opera, oratorio or cantata
opera
musical drama - like a play set to music, with full scenery a…
oratorio
a sacred choral drama based usually on a story from the Old T…
Phantom of the Opera
phantom
soprano
opera house
Christine Daae
a ghost.
the highest of the four standard singing voices
a theater designed for the performance of opera.
A soprano singer who falls in love with a phantom.
phantom
a ghost.
soprano
the highest of the four standard singing voices
opera exam 1 terms
Galilei
Medici
La Dafne (1597)
Florentine Camerata
got the ball rolling by presenting dramatic presentation of D…
political and banking dynasty in Italy that were patrons of t…
early opera written by Gagliano; librettist was Rinuccini
group of humanists, musicians, poets and intellectuals in lat…
Galilei
got the ball rolling by presenting dramatic presentation of D…
Medici
political and banking dynasty in Italy that were patrons of t…
Phantom of the Opera
Who is with Raoul?
How do they "escape" the building?
What is the Roof made of?
Who is following them?
Christine
They go to the top of the building
Tin
The Phantom
Who is with Raoul?
Christine
How do they "escape" the building?
They go to the top of the building
25 terms
Beijing Opera
戏剧
京剧
Theatre as a genre
Beijing Opera
Sing
Dialogue
戏剧
Theatre as a genre
京剧
Beijing Opera
Operas and Opera terms
Le musiche Sopra l'erudice
ritonello
recitative
Aria
Jacopo Peri 1600
instrumental refrain
the voice imitates the inflections and rhythms of speech, and…
a strophic song
Le musiche Sopra l'erudice
Jacopo Peri 1600
ritonello
instrumental refrain
8 terms
opera lirica
il cantautore
il compositore
il trionfo
il spensierato
énekes dalszerző
dalszerző
siker
hanyag
il cantautore
énekes dalszerző
il compositore
dalszerző
9 terms
Soap opera
Hackneyed
corny
Far-fetched
contrived
trillado
cursi
Inverosímil
Forzado/planeado
Hackneyed
trillado
corny
cursi
Opera Dates
Idomeneo
Il ritorno di ulisse in patria
La Clemenza di titto
Le notte di Figaro
1781
1641
1791
1786
Idomeneo
1781
Il ritorno di ulisse in patria
1641
Opera Literature
Define Baroque
What is Opera?
When and where did opera emerge?
Define intermedio/intermezzo
Distorted pearl, grotesque, elaborate, engaging-beautiful
Highest art form including voice, choir, dance, orchestra, sc…
Italy, end of 16th beginning of 17th century
Brief comic operas performed between acts if serious operas.…
Define Baroque
Distorted pearl, grotesque, elaborate, engaging-beautiful
What is Opera?
Highest art form including voice, choir, dance, orchestra, sc…
24 terms
Opera and Ontario
What is a Chorus? What was the most El…
Where did Opera begin? What was the na…
Which ancient culture did they model T…
What structural consistencies can be f…
A group of singers that performs as a body. The most elaborat…
Began in Florence, Italy. The Camerata developed it.
Ancient Greece
Ideal that music should heighten the emotional power of the t…
What is a Chorus? What was the most El…
A group of singers that performs as a body. The most elaborat…
Where did Opera begin? What was the na…
Began in Florence, Italy. The Camerata developed it.
5 terms
Opera Sebon
careful
to sell
that
to hide
gofalus
gwerthu
hynny
cuddio
careful
gofalus
to sell
gwerthu
7 terms
Opera Sebon
out of the way
during
fault
you know
o'r ffordd
yn ystod
bai
'sti
out of the way
o'r ffordd
during
yn ystod
Opera Quiz 3
Romanticism
Der Freischütz
Giaocchino Rossini
Tancredi
emotion portrayed in music, dominant intellectual movement in…
earliest of German romantic operas, music portrayed the atmos…
exclusively opera composer, Italian, worked in Paris, emphasi…
an opera seria by Rossini with mezzo soprano, contralto roles…
Romanticism
emotion portrayed in music, dominant intellectual movement in…
Der Freischütz
earliest of German romantic operas, music portrayed the atmos…
11 terms
Phantom of the Opera
1905
why did carlotta quit
gavel
franc
Paris Opera House
because a backdrop almost killed her
hammer like tool
french money
1905
Paris Opera House
why did carlotta quit
because a backdrop almost killed her
9 terms
Opera Sebon
still
to hide
dirty
to promise
dal
cuddio
budr
addo
still
dal
to hide
cuddio
Opera Quiz 1
castrato
Farinelli
opera seria
secco recitative
male singers who were castrated before puberty to preserve th…
"superstar" castrato, born in Naples, called "supernatural",…
popular in the 18th century, doesn't fit modern modes of cons…
dry recitative, only harpsichord or cello accompaniment
castrato
male singers who were castrated before puberty to preserve th…
Farinelli
"superstar" castrato, born in Naples, called "supernatural",…
Opera Quiz 2
opera buffa
intermezzi
Lorenzo Da Ponte
overture
Italian for comic opera (buffoonery), evolves from intermezzi…
short musical theater works performed between acts of opera s…
1749-1838, librettist who collaborated with Mozart on 3 opera…
a piece of instrumental music that introduces the opera and u…
opera buffa
Italian for comic opera (buffoonery), evolves from intermezzi…
intermezzi
short musical theater works performed between acts of opera s…
12 terms
Beijing Opera
京剧
脸谱
差远了
差不多
jīng jù - Beijing opera
types of facial makeup in Peking operas (liǎnpǔ)
cha yuan le---too different
chà bu duō - almost, nearly, just about right
京剧
jīng jù - Beijing opera
脸谱
types of facial makeup in Peking operas (liǎnpǔ)
19 terms
Opera people
Pierre Boulez (1925-2016)
Robert Carsen
Patrice Chereau (1944-2013)
William Christie
French conductor (was chief conductor of New York Philharmoni…
Canadian opera director (directed at the Met, opera Bastille…
French opera director (directed ring cycle at Bayreuth, and a…
American/French conductor - specialist in baroque repertoire…
Pierre Boulez (1925-2016)
French conductor (was chief conductor of New York Philharmoni…
Robert Carsen
Canadian opera director (directed at the Met, opera Bastille…
Italian Opera
trombe
trombones
percussion
corno francese
trombe
trombones
Phantom of the Opera
Who wanted the opera house built?
Who was the architect?
When did the work on the opera house b…
What did they find under the site?
Napolean III
Charles Garnier
1861
A river
Who wanted the opera house built?
Napolean III
Who was the architect?
Charles Garnier
23 terms
Beijing Opera
京剧
国粹
角色
jīngjù ... Beijing Opera
guócuì... the quintessence of Chinese culture
juésè... role, character
shēng... male role
京剧
jīngjù ... Beijing Opera
国粹
guócuì... the quintessence of Chinese culture
101 terms
Phantom of the opera
Box-keeper
Oily
Unsurprisingly
Discouraged
...
Natłuszczony
jak można się było spodziewać
zniechęcony
Box-keeper
...
Oily
Natłuszczony
Classical Opera
Opera Seria
Johann Adolf Hasse
Comic Opera
Opera Reform
opera with mythological theme. Promote morality with heroic e…
18th-century court composer of Opera seria (Cleofide), very o…
Opera with spoken dialogue
less ornate and more expressive. Recitatives are accompanied…
Opera Seria
opera with mythological theme. Promote morality with heroic e…
Johann Adolf Hasse
18th-century court composer of Opera seria (Cleofide), very o…
15 terms
Baroque Opera
Baroque Vocal Music
Opera
Opera & Emotional Expression
Italian Opera Seria
Largest part of a Baroque composer's output was vocal music.…
Reflected Baroque fascination with theater,... Flourished throug…
Opera allowed solo singers to express feelings in the most di…
Principal type of Italian Baroque opera was opera seria (seri…
Baroque Vocal Music
Largest part of a Baroque composer's output was vocal music.…
Opera
Reflected Baroque fascination with theater,... Flourished throug…
10 terms
Opera Sebon
to arrive
alarm
while
pig
cyrraedd
larwm
tra
mochyn
to arrive
cyrraedd
alarm
larwm
Peking Opera
京剧
国剧
只有
角/角色
Beijing opera jing ju
Popular traditional opera of a country guo ju
Only zhi you
Role, character jue
京剧
Beijing opera jing ju
国剧
Popular traditional opera of a country guo ju
55 terms
Phantom of the Opera
Where is the setting?
What is item 666?
Who are Firmin and Andre?
Who does Christine say is teaching her?
Paris 1905... The stage of the opera populaire
chandler
The new opera house owners
An angel of music
Where is the setting?
Paris 1905... The stage of the opera populaire
What is item 666?
chandler
opera terms
opera
aria
recitative
libretto
a play where lines are sung instead of spoken
song from an opera
sung dialogue
the story of an opera
opera
a play where lines are sung instead of spoken
aria
song from an opera
10 terms
Phantom opera
Opera
Phantom
Ransack
Presentiments
a dramatic work in one or more acts, set to music for singers…
a figment of the imagination
go hurriedly through (a place) stealing things and causing da…
an intuitive feeling about the future, especially one of fore…
Opera
a dramatic work in one or more acts, set to music for singers…
Phantom
a figment of the imagination
26 terms
lecture-Opera
venture
secularization
aristocrat
clergy
n/v冒险,投机
凡俗化,还俗,把教育从宗教中分离
n. 贵族
神职人员
venture
n/v冒险,投机
secularization
凡俗化,还俗,把教育从宗教中分离
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