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Saint Pelagia

A month ago I attacked the student opera The Cursed Dauncers for its facile use of medieval setting. The Conversion

Student Music

The management of this concert showed some worthwhile innovations. Several of the performers were musicians hired for the occasion, and

Israel in Egypt

A Handel oratorio is almost too much fun; it's just so easy to bellow out that "good old Handel," the

The Cursed Daunsers

Some simple facts about The Cursed Daunsers' presentation at the Loeb are worth acclaim in themselves. The opera presents the

Beethoven and Cage

The program which Adams House presented on Wednesday night seemed at the start totally miscellaneous. The Beethoven Violin Sonata, Op.96,

Schrade Discusses Fate In Development of Opera

Baroque opera laid the ground for all music drama that was to follow it, contended Leo Schrade at his fourth

Rebirth of Music Drama, Tragedy Was Limited, Schrade Maintains

"Is the story of the rebirth of the music drama that of the miscarriage of tragedy?" Leo Schrade asked at

Schrade Describes Role of 'Daemon' in Tragedy

"The affinity of the tragic and the daemonic is the chisel with which to cut in relief the face of

Henry Swoboda

As Henry Swoboda, the new conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, greets you, he shoots out his baton hand with disarming