Mittelalterrezeption im Musiktheater
Ein stoffgeschichtliches Handbuch
[Reception of the Middle Ages in the Musical Theater: A Handbook of a Sujet's History]
Ed. by Waltenberger, Michael / Zegowitz, Bernd
Aims and Scope
This handbook provides key information on the reception of major sujets in the European musical theater, thereby tracing characteristic cultural historical features in the transformation of medieval stage productions. The 40 paradigmatic topics and groups of materials were selected for their current existence on the opera stage and for their particular cultural historical importance.