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Die Zauberflöte
Classical opera from 1791

The Magic Flute (German: Die Zauberflöte), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder. The work is in the form of a Singspiel, a popular form that included both ...

... An overview of the cultural history of death and the afterlife is presented. ...
... A discussion on the theme of death in music is presented. ...
... A discussion on the theme of death and ending in music is presented. ...
... A suggested lesson plan on three songs that deal with death and dying, is presented. Worksheets are included. ...
... A poem about Bach's death by Mathieu is presented. ...
... A book exploring the forms of death and dying as recurring themes throughout the operatic repertoire is reviewed (Harvard University Press, 2004). ...
Margaret Juntwait
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 8, pp. 983
Obituaries: Ronald Senator
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1125
Obituaries: Ezra Laderman
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1122
Obituaries: Walter Weller
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1125
Carmen
Romantic opera from 1874

Carmen (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁmɛn]; Spanish: [ˈkarmen]) is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. The opera ...

N. Kesi
Sruti (2015) , No. 373, pp. 60
Obituaries: Alan Curtis
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1120-1121
... "Opera: The Art of Dying," by Linda and Michael Hutcheon, is reviewed (Harvard University Press ... , 2004). The authors discuss the taboos surrounding death, arguing that the enactment of death in opera ...
... A commentary discusses how Bach's Chaconne in D has provided the author solace as his mother is dying. ...
... An examination and analysis of Guillaume Dufay's motet "Ave regina caelorum," and it's connection to the topic of death and dying, is presented. ...
... The Hutcheons' monograph examining operas that regard death positively rather than negatively is reviewed. ...
... his house and prefers that to dying from swallowing a bassoon reed. ...