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Dean, Winton

Overview
Works: 81 works in 400 publications in 5 languages and 10,644 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Drama  Filmed operas  Short stories  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Action and adventure fiction  History  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: ML410.H13, 780.924
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Winton Dean
Handel's operas, 1704-1726 by Winton Dean( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This first of the classic two-volume survey of Handel's operas was first published in 1987 and reissued in a revised paperback edition in 1995. Now it is brought back into print in a year which has seen numerous productions and recordings of the operas and which marks the 250th anniversary of Handel's death. Their revival in the modern theatre - not a single opera was staged or performed anywhere between 1754 and 1920 - has been among the most remarkable phenomena in the history of the art, and is due in no small measure to the painstaking research of Dean and Knapp in volume one, and Dean himself in volume two, published by Boydell in 2006. This first volume devotes a chapter to each of Handel's first seventeen operas, offering a full synopsis and study of the libretto, extensive discussions of the music, a performance history, and a comparison of the different versions of the opera. In addition there are several general chapters on the historical and stylistic context of Handel's operatic career to 1726, and a number of Appendices including a list of performances during Handel's life and the location of librettos, Handel's borrowings, Handel's singers, and modern stage productions up to the end of 1993"--Publisher's website
The rise of romantic opera by Edward J Dent( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Grove Handel by Winton Dean( Book )

28 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel and the opera seria by Winton Dean( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Beethoven reader by Denis Arnold( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on opera by Winton Dean( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

30 essays on opera, written between 1952 and 1985, are collected and arranged by topic
Georges Bizet, his life and work by Winton Dean( Book )

21 editions published in 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music and theatre : essays in honour of Winton Dean( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Radcliffe, Winton Dean -- Curtis A. Price, Political allegory in late-seventeenth-century English opera -- Brian Trowell Acis, Galatea and Polyphemus: a 'serenata a tre voci'? --Colin Timms, George I's venetian palace and theatre boxes in the 1720s--Reinhard Strohm, Vivaldi's and Handel's settings of Giustino-- John H. Roberts, Handel and Charles Jennens's Italian opera manuscripts-- Anthony Hicks, Handel, Jennens and Saul: aspects of a collaboration -- David Charlton, 'L'art dramatico-musical': an essay -- Julian Budden, Mendelssohn's operas John Warrack 10. Wagnerian tendencies in Italian opera -- John Tyrrell, The cathartic slow waltz and other finale conventions in Janácek's operas -- Philip Brett, Grimes and Lucretia -- Stephen Dean, A bibliography of the writings of Winton Dean
Bizet by Winton Dean( Book )

27 editions published between 1965 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handel's operas, 1726-1741 by Winton Dean( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting an overview of Handel's final operas by the world's leading authority, this book features chapters that offer synopsis and study of the libretto, discussions of the music, a performance history, and a comparison of different versions of the opera. It also provides a complete overview of the works
Bizet by Winton Dean( Book )

10 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giulio Cesare : opera in three acts by George Frideric Handel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Italian and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"David McVicar's production of Giulio Cesare manages to combine serious insight with entertainment, bringing Handel's masterpiece to life in a powerful, convincing and highly intelligent way. In every line of the complex narrative the subtle nuances are apparent, reflecting perfectly the transparent and exquisite nature of Handel's musical expression."--Container
Bizet by Winton Dean( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The opening section of the book is biography, free of the myths and errors perpetuated by previous writers; the second half is an analysis of the music which steers a balanced course between Bizet's idolaters and his detractors." --Back cover
Three ornamented arias by George Frideric Handel( )

7 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in Italian and English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges Bizet : Leben u. Werk by Winton Dean( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1993 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Giulio Cesare in Egitto by George Frideric Handel( )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carmen and other stories by Prosper Mérimée( Book )

6 editions published in 1949 in English and Latin and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the fall of a handsome soldier as he is lured by the fickle Carmen into becoming a convict, a smuggler, and finally a murderer
Bizet by Winton Dean( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the music of Bizet by Winton Dean( Book )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1981 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The rise of romantic opera
Alternative Names
Dean Winton

Dean, Winton 1916-...

Dean, Winton Basil 1916-2013

Winton Dean British musicologist

Winton Dean Brits musicoloog (1916-2013)

Winton Dean englischer Musikwissenschaftler

Winton Dean musicologo inglese

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Languages
English (226)

Italian (12)

German (5)

Japanese (2)

Latin (1)

Covers
The rise of romantic operaThe New Grove HandelHandel's operas, 1726-1741