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Robinson Crusoe Opera

Opera Version of Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe’s early novel, Robinson Crusoe, has inspired artists and musicians for generations. Jacques Offenbach (1890–1880) wrote an opéra comique called Robinson Crusoé which was first performed at the Opéra-Comique in Paris in 1867. The … Continue reading

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Shaw and the Don: G. Bernard Shaw’s Reception of Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Scholars have long recognized the importance of structural aspects of Mozart’s music on George Bernard Shaw’s dramas. Here is the text of a talk given by Shaw. Continue reading

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