Beyond The Gilded Stage

Daniel Snowman explores the social history of opera, revealing a tale of of patronage, money, audiences, architecture, and political and social change.

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05Opera In New York20070414

For many, the history of opera conjures up great composers, works and singers.

Daniel Snowman suggests it also has a less familiar story: of patronage, money, audiences, architecture, and political, technological and social change.

5/6.

He shows how opera came to New York, and why it stayed.

05Opera In New York20070414

For many, the history of opera conjures up great composers, works and singers.

Daniel Snowman suggests it also has a less familiar story: of patronage, money, audiences, architecture, and political, technological and social change.

5/6.

He shows how opera came to New York, and why it stayed.

06 LAST20070421

Writer Daniel Snowman brings his story of the social history of opera up to the present - and perhaps beyond.

06 LAST20070421

Writer Daniel Snowman brings his story of the social history of opera up to the present - and perhaps beyond.

01Origins20070303

He begins with an examination of opera's origins in the 17th and 18th centuries.

01Origins20070303

He begins with an examination of opera's origins in the 17th and 18th centuries.