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Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

Chinavoc: Chinese Traditional Opera

An introduction to the history of Beijing, Yue, Huangmei, and Kungu Opera. This site describes the instrumentation used in the various forms as well as the different costumes and character roles.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Music–Genres–World; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–Asian History–Chinese History

Gilbert and Sullivan Archive Home Page

Gilbert and Sullivan Archive Home Page

Enjoy detailed descriptions of the operas. Listen to MIDI and MPEG audio files, or enjoy reading the librettos, ballads and opening night reviews from the original performances in the Savoy Theatre in London in the late 17th century. Some of the Savoy performances also include notes and full libretto, as well as original cast information and images …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Theater; Arts & Humanities–Fine Arts–Performing Arts–Music–Opera