Richard D Oyly Carte

The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan.

Richard D   Oyly Carte

The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the most influential music theatre promoters in the nineteenth century.

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Richard D’Oyly Carte
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Paul Seeley
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-02 - Publisher: Routledge

The first biography of Richard D’Oyly Carte, this is a critical survey of the career of the impresario whose ambitions went beyond the famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan. Errors and misconceptions in current literature are challenged and corrected to give a truer portrayal of one of the most influential
The Secret Life of the Savoy
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Olivia Williams
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The captivating story of the famed Savoy Hotel’s founders, told through three generations—and one hundred years—of glamour and high society. For the gondoliers-themed birthday dinner, the hotel obligingly flooded the courtyard to conjure the Grand Canal of Venice. Dinner was served on a silk-lined floating gondola, real swans were swimming
Arthur Sullivan: A Victorian Musician
Language: en
Pages: 494
Authors: Arthur Jacobs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Published in 1992. This is a revised, enlarged edition of a book which on its original appearance in 1984 was hailed as a landmark in the study of Victorian musical life. It presents the figure of Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842-1990) not only as the celebrated co-creator of light operas with
D’Oyly Carte
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Paul Seeley
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book considers and discusses aspects of the management of the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company in the twentieth century since the death of its founder Richard D’Oyly Carte, and concentrates on key events that contributed to its demise in 1982. In this book, Paul Seeley follows the analytical model that
Historical Dictionary of English Music
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Charles Edward McGuire, Steven E. Plank
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-08 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of English Music seeks to identify and briefly annotate a wide range of subjects relating to English musical culture, largely from the early 15th century through 1958, dates that reflect the coalescence of an identifiable English style in the early Renaissance and the death of the iconic