Italian Opera

Course Name: Italian Opera

Description: This course gives a broad overview of Italian operatic history. As a cultural form of art, opera has not only been influenced by its social and political environment but it has also contributed to the shaping of its cultural context reflecting - directly or in more subtle ways - through its characters, amorous intrigues, dramatic tension, mystery of sexuality and spectacle, the complexity and the ambiguity of the tastes of the public of each different era.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None

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