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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Rethinking Community and Difference in Parsifal

Naomi Waltham-Smith.

in The Opera Quarterly

December 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 2779 words.

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Zemlinsky's Der Traumgörge: A Post-Wagnerian Pentecost Play Or, On the Emergence of a Pogrom from the Middle of the Christian Community

Sigrid Weigel.

in The Opera Quarterly

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Opera. 6037 words.

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Powder and Rouge

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 6856 words.

This chapter shifts our focus to the thriving community of Cantonese opera theaters in Canada, from as early as the late nineteenth century. Despite anti-Chinese initiatives growing toward...

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Cleveland (opera)

J.H. Alexander.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 603 words.

American city in the state of Ohio. The first opera performed was mounted within two decades of Cleveland’s incorporation as a city (1836). As in other areas of music there during the...

Sam Polk

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

(Floyd: Susannah). Ten. Elder brother of Susannah, they have lived together since the death of their parents. They are very poor and he is regarded by the village community as an...

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Polk, Sam

Joyce Bourne.

in A Dictionary of Opera Characters

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 84 words.

(Floyd: Susannah). Ten. Elder brother of Susannah, they have lived together since the death of their parents. They are very poor and he is regarded by the village community as an...

Epilogue

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 4210 words.

Drawing from the author’s family history, the epilogue discusses how opera culture could permeate different social classes, accompany dislocation of personal root, and be felt in...

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Everyday Practice and the Imaginary

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 7379 words.

Using lyrics, artifacts, memoir, playbills, etc. from within the Chinese community, the Introduction chapter offers a much-needed perspective on Chinatown opera theaters in North America...

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A Theater of Actresses

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 8419 words.

By its fourth year in operation, the Mandarin boasted a Los Angeles branch, troupes in Mexicali and elsewhere, and a close relationship with the Jock Ming On Theater in New York City. This...

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Eugene (opera)

Nancy Malitz.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 109 words.

American city, in the state of Oregon. The Eugene Opera was founded in 1976 as a community opera company using local, non-professional singers who performed in high school auditoriums....

Political Currents and Black Culture in Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha

Ann Sears.

in Blackness in Opera

March 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 5482 words.

This chapter examines politics and black culture in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha, a love story that also lays emphasis on the main character's education and its benefits to her and the...

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The Affluent Years

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 11513 words.

By 1926, the Great China Theater in Seattle boasted a cast of performers from the top tier of the Cantonese opera profession, and performed different operas daily all year long without...

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From Lun On and Lun Hop to the Great China Theater, 1922–1925

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 11962 words.

In 1922, the Lun On troupe arrived in Seattle from Canada. It was quickly joined by other Cantonese opera groups moving across national borders, creating a network spanning the hemisphere...

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Shaping Forces, Networks, and Local Influences

Nancy Yunhwa Rao.

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 7139 words.

This chapter surveys the historical context of the 1920s renaissance of Chinese opera theaters in the United States, including social, economic, cultural, and political forces of...

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Slow Death: On Twilight and Loss

Hilde Roos.

in La Traviata Affair

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Opera. 16633 words.

In chapter 5, the gradual stifling of Eoan’s opera productions in the 1970s is illustrated. After being moved out to Athlone on the Cape Flats, the group was effectively exiled from the...

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Vick, Graham (opera)

Barry Millington.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 178 words.

(b Liverpool, Dec 30, 1953). English director. After a period as director of productions for Scottish Opera, 1984–7, he became artistic director of the City of Birmingham Touring Opera...

McLeod, Jenny (opera)

J.M. Thomson.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 223 words.

[Jennifer] (Helen)

(b Wellington, Nov 12, 1941). New Zealand composer. She studied at Victoria University and was later professor there (1971–6); she also studied with...

Mauro, (Bartolomeo) Ortensio (opera)

Colin Timms.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 433 words.

(b Verona, 1632–3; d Hanover, Sept 14, 1725). Italian librettist. He was secretary and councillor to the dukes of Hanover from at least 1663, a priest and abbate from 1675 and a...

Coltellini, Marco (opera)

Dennis Libby and Marita P. McClymonds.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 848 words.

(b Livorno, Oct 13, 1719; d St Petersburg, Nov 1777). Italian librettist. He was an abbot but later married and had four daughters, including the singer Celeste Coltellini. He lived in...

Binghamton

Robert V. Palmer.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 299 words.

American town in New York State. The principal operatic activity is provided by the Tri-Cities Opera Company (also covering the nearby communities of Endicott and Johnson City)....