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Author LinkWallace, Robert K.,1944-
Title LinkHeggie and Scheer’s Moby-Dick : a grand opera for the 21st century / Robert K. Wallace ; featuring libretto by Gene Scheer ; photographs by Karen Almond.
Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2013.
Description 224 p. :  ill. ;  22 x 28 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-219) and index.
Contents Contents: Prologue : setting the stage -- Creative voyage, 2005/2010 -- Libretto by Gene Scheer : Moby-Dick, an opera in two acts -- Rehearsing a world premiere, March/April 2010 -- Moby-Dick on the opera stage -- Act 1 -- Act 2 -- Bows, backstage, and bios -- Epilogue : sailing on.
Summary "Book describes the world premiere of the American opera based on Melville’s novel Moby-Dick, with the same name. Wallace describes the creative process of writing the music and libretto, the rehearsals and stage design, and the opening night in Dallas in May 2010."--ECIP Data View, Summary.
Per.Sub. LinkHeggie, Jake, 1961- Moby-Dick.
LinkMelville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Musical settings -- History and criticism.
Subject LinkOpera -- Production and direction -- Texas -- Dallas.
LinkOperas -- First performances -- Texas -- Dallas.
Add.Author LinkAlmond, Karen.
LinkMelville, Herman, 1819-1891. Moby Dick.
LinkScheer, Gene. Moby-Dick.

System Number 000681415
ISBN Link9781574415070 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link1574415077 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link9781574415209 (ebook)
Link1574415204 (ebook)

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