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Resources on Opera in ARMA

Opera is well in ARMA with a rich selection of music from seventeenth through the twentieth centuries. As with other genres the commentaries on several of these works are useful, as are Cindy L. Kim's article on Verdi's La Traviata: The Fiasco, the Furor, and the Singers Who Caused Both and Matthew Franke's article on The Disappearance of Grand Opera, or How a Genre Leaves the Canon. When your students encounter terminology specific to opera, they may find ARMA's Glossary to be a useful starting point.

The scores for operas in ARMA include:

ARMA also contains commentaries on selected works in this genre:

Please use the general page for links to other Resource Pages. Additional materials are in preparation and will be available when they are ready.

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More contributions are welcome in ARMA! Contact James Zychowicz, if you would like to send a proposal.