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The Lyrical Drama Vol 2 review ¿ 3 Excerpt from The Lyrical Drama Vol 2 Essays on Subjects Composers Executants of Modern OperaThe subject of Azda which is tragic in the extreme and which but for the bright and often splendid musical sur roundings given to it by Signor Verdi would be gloomy is said to have been suggested by the Khedive himself To the musician who first made his mark by an opera on the subject of Nebuchadnezzar a drama of which the scene is laid at Memphis and at Thebes of which the action takes place in the time of the Pharaohs and which numbers among its chief personages a triumphant King of Egypt a captive King of Ethiopia with an indefinite number of mysterious pr.characters ↠ eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Henry Sutherland Edwards
The Lyrical Drama Vol 2 review ¿ 3 Iests and priestesses gorgeously attired soldiers and many coloured slaves could scarcely fail to prove attractive and the composer of the so called Nabuco seems to have revelled in the pageant music dance music religious choruses and mili tary hymns which together make up a very consider able portion of his Egyptian work Aida is as full of show and glitter as l'africaine and some of the themes presented in the characteristically Egyptian scenes are alleged to be of Egyptian origin Indeed one would not be surprised to hear that the really curious subject of the chorus in praise of the immense Phtah had like the subject of the libretto been furnished.
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The Lyrical Drama Vol 2 review ¿ 3 By the Khe dive himselfAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at wwwforgottenbookscomThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated in our edition We do however repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- The Lyrical Drama Vol 2
- Henry Sutherland Edwards
- 08 April 2019