170301 VO Lecture on the History of Theatre (2017S)
1600. Behind the Scenes of Opera
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As of what date is there such a thing as „musical theatre“ in Europe?
Who came up with the idea that there is a fixed date for this?
(actually, what’s the difference between ‚musical theatre’ and ‚theatre with music’?)
When was the term „opera“ coined, and what different historical school of opera existed in the 16th and 17th centuries?
How many 17th century operas and opera composers do you know? (and how many will you know by the end of the semester?)
What is different on stage when people are singing?
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
The graded efforts require a knowledge of the class contents, the assigned readings, and an independent self-effort in connecting elements.
There is no lecture script.