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Dent, Edward J. (Edward Joseph) 1876-1957

Overview
Works: 507 works in 1,806 publications in 8 languages and 20,297 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Operas  Vocal scores  Scores  Musical settings  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Bibliography  Art music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Arranger, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Composer, Former owner, Honoree, Recipient
Classifications: M1503.M939, 782.1
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Mozart's operas : a critical study by Edward J Dent( Book )

84 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of English opera; a study of musical drama in England during the seventeenth century by Edward J Dent( Book )

56 editions published between 1928 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of romantic opera by Edward J Dent( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera by Edward J Dent( Book )

108 editions published between 1925 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alessandro Scarlatti: his life and works by Edward J Dent( Book )

40 editions published between 1905 and 1988 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dido and Aeneas : an opera by Henry Purcell( )

86 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sparkling miniature opera, filled with intense drama and elegant song, lasts no more than an hour, yet unfolds a virtuoso range of expressive music, from a high-spirited sailors{u2019} dance to Dido{u2019}s touching lament "When I am laid in earth." First presented in 1689, remains the oldest operatic work still popularly performed. Authoritative early edition
Ferruccio Busoni : a biography by Edward J Dent( Book )

44 editions published between 1933 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psalmus Hungaricus : für Tenorsolo, Chor und Orchester = tenor szóló, énekkar és zenekarra = for tenor solo, chorus, and orchestra by Zoltán Kodály( )

73 editions published between 1924 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The marriage of Figaro = Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in English and French and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wells introduces the opera with a high-spirited account of the action-packed career of the author, in many respects the prototype of Figaro himself. Basil Deane explores the score: he shows that Mozart's characters are illuminated here not so much in soliloquies but in their reactions to each other. Composer Stephen Oliver discusses how the comedy exists not just in the words but, essentially, in the music. The full Italian text is given, with a note on the order of scenes in Act Three and the alternative passages Mozart wrote for the 1789 revival. The classic translation of E.J. Dent is
Handel by Edward J Dent( Book )

34 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A character study and history of one of the greatest musical minds that has ever lived: Georg Friedrich Händel. A fantastic operatic composer, Handel's name is almost synonymous with the Baroque style. This is a comprehensive guide to the whole of Handel's life and works
Selected essays by Edward J Dent( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opera: a sketch of the development of opera : with full descriptions of all works in the modern repertory by R. A Streatfeild( Book )

25 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at the history and development of opera as an art form, looking at many famous examples
Le nozze di Figaro = The marriage of Figaro : an opera in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

26 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unabridged republication of the edition by Georg Schünemann and Kurt Soldan, with German translation of the vocal text by Georg Schünemann, originally published by C. F. Peters, Leipzig, n. d. (publication number 11462; editorial matter dated `Summer 1941') ... All the preliminary matter and the Editors' commentary (Revisionsbericht), originally in German, appear in a new English translation ... by Stanley Applebaum."
Cupid and Death by Matthew Locke( )

25 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theatre for everybody; the story of the Old Vic and Sadler's Wells by Edward J Dent( Book )

29 editions published between 1945 and 1979 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Barber of Seville = Il Barbiere di Siviglia ; Moses = Moïse et Pharaon by Gioacchino Rossini( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1985 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the complete text of the libretto with annotations in both English and Italian and a critical historical commentary. The text also includes the background of the composer, biographies of the principal singers and conductor. The two accompanying CDs contain the complete opera sung in Italian
The magic flute = Die Zauberflöte : an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

16 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inexpensive, authoritative edition of Mozart{u2019}s last opera featuring all the spoken dialogue will be welcomed by all Mozarteans and opera enthusiasts
Don Giovanni : ["dramma giocoso" in two acts] : complete orchestral and vocal score by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

11 editions published between 1925 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unabridged republication of the edition by Georg Schünemann and Kurt Soldan ... originally published by C. F. Peters, Leipzig, n. d. (editorial matter dated `summer 1941'). ... Preliminary matter, editorial remarks in the score and the editors' commentary ... originally in German, appear in a new English translation ... by Stanley Appelbaum."
Duet for two voices : an informal biography of Edward Dent compiled from his letters to Clive Carey by Hugh Carey( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven( Book )

7 editions published in 1937 in English and French and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English National Opera Guides are ideal companions to the opera. They provide stimulating introductory articles together with the complete text of each opera in English and the original
 
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The rise of romantic opera
Alternative Names
Dent, E.J.

Dent, E.J. 1876-1957

Dent, E. J. (Edward Joseph), 1876-1957

Dent, Edward.

Dent, Edward 1876-1957

Dent Edward J.

Dent, Edward J. 1876-1957

Dent, Edward Josef 1876-1957

Dent, Edward Joseph, 1876-1957

Edward Dent

Edward Dent englischer Musikwissenschaftler

Edward Joseph Dent Brits musicoloog (1876-1957)

Edward Joseph Dent musicólogo británico (1875-1957)

Edward Joseph Dent musicologo inglese

Дент, Эдуард Джозеф

デント, エドワード・J.

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Dido and Aeneas : an operaThe marriage of Figaro = Le nozze di FigaroHandelSelected essaysThe Barber of Seville = Il Barbiere di Siviglia ; Moses = Moïse et PharaonDuet for two voices : an informal biography of Edward Dent compiled from his letters to Clive Carey