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The Beauty of Kunqu Opera (Coursera)

This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetics, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera. After viewing the lecture videos presented by scholars and renowned maestros in the field of Kunqu, students’ understanding and appreciation of Chinese performing arts, classical literature and traditional culture [...]

18th-Century Opera: Handel & Mozart (edX)

Self Paced
18th-Century Opera: Handel & Mozart (edX)
Course Auditing
Study Baroque and Classical opera through Handel’s Giulio Cesare and Mozart’s Don Giovanni. In this breathtaking course, you'll get to know the music of two beautiful operas — both in their spellbindingartistry and colorful histories.