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View Resource Gilbert and Sullivan Archive

THE GILBERT AND SULLIVAN ARCHIVE is devoted to the works of William S.Gilbert and Arthur S. Sullivan. It includes a variety of G&S related items, including clip art, librettos, song scores, and newsletter articles. It also contains the Opera Schedule Server which is a searchable database of opera performance schedules worldwide.

https://www.gsarchive.net/
View Resource The Wagner Library

For many lovers of opera, there are composers who have written opera, and there is Richard Wagner. During his lifetime, Wagner wrote and staged some of the most detailed and densely-structured operas of the 19th century, including Gotterdammerung, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, and Tristan und Isolde. Edited and designed by Patrick Swinkels, this Web site represents what is perhaps the most ambitious...

http://users.belgacom.net/wagnerlibrary/
View Resource The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera (or the "Met", as it is known to many) is perhaps the most well-known and beloved opera company in the United States, and possibly, the world. The website is a mirror onto the world of the Met's numerous opera productions, its history, and the overall portrait of this delightful melding of words, emotions, and song. Visitors will want to start by perusing the "Discover...

https://www.metopera.org/?INSTITUTION_LOGOUT=true
View Resource Two on Wagner

In September 1876, Karl Marx found the time to complain in a letter to his daughter Jenny: "Wherever one goes these days one is pestered with the question: What do you think of Wagner?" In his life, Richard Wagner was the subject of great discussion and admiration, and his works remain immensely popular today. Taken together, these two sites represent a nice introduction to both the man and his...

http://www.wagneroperas.com/
View Resource Searching for Gemutlichkeit and Gotterdammerung, the Wagnerian faithful travel to Bayreuth

Scion's "Meistersinger" Eagerly Awaited http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/22/AR2007072200516.html Going Backstage With Bayreuth Festival Singers [Real Player] http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,2144,2703690,00.html Opera-less in the Realm of Wagner http://travel.nytimes.com/2007/07/01/travel/01journeys.html Opera 101 [Macromedia Flash...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/0727
View Resource The World of Opera

This website should prove useful and interesting to the most dedicated opera aficionados and opera neophytes. The World of Opera "brings listeners compelling performances from top American and international opera companies." Beyond just performances, World of Opera goes beyond "traditional, operatic vernacular" to showcase opera as anything but an elitist form of art. Each opera presented here is...

http://www.worldofopera.org