Baroque Opera, Part 2
Lecture no. 12 from the course: How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition
Taught by Professor Robert Greenberg | 47 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Music & Fine Art Courses
We continue the evolution of opera from the late Renaissance through the early Baroque. We discuss the transition of Italian opera from courtly to popular entertainment and the development of the aria around 1660.