Music For The Soul

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Operetta Links
These are links to the general topic operetta!
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1   Link   The Comic Opera Guild
The Comic Opera (COG) is a 35+ year-old semi-professional theater company dedicated to performing the great pieces of the operetta and light opera repertoire. Casts generally mix professionals with talented members drawn from the community and from students and staff from the University of Michigan. COG presents English translations of classic French, Italian, and German operetta, and the best of the early American musical theater. COG is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has toured the length of the state of Michigan, and occasionally in near-by Ohio. COG is the proud sponsor of the Harold Haugh competition.

2   Link   Operetta Foundation
Operetta Foundation, a private research library in the Los Angeles area that houses America’s largest collection of operetta-related material (books, scores, recordings, programs, posters, and other ephemera), is dedicated to the preservation, recognition, and promotion of our national and international operetta heritage. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax-deductible. Your support in helping us achieve our goals is very much appreciated.
3   Link   James Pitt-Payne
This site contains some 12,000 music files of varying quality. My favourites are Victor Herbert, Reginald de Koven, Noel Coward, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and dear Ivor Novello, of course, but there are many more. MP3s galore!
4   Link   Blue Hill Troupe, Ltd
Every year since 1924, the Blue Hill Troupe has come together for a season of revelry celebrating our three great passions: Theater, Charity and Friendship. The Troupe’s efforts are rooted in a tradition of performing a high-quality Gilbert & Sullivan operetta each spring, a Broadway musical each fall, and several concerts around the city every winter. The Troupe spans all generations and all walks of life. New members, both front and backstage, are accepted each fall at the beginning of our season and are immediately folded into the family where everyone from singers to sew-ers alike work side-by-side.
5   Link   Skylark Opera
Skylark presents a wide-ranging repertoire of opera, operetta and musical theatre emphasizing strongly balanced musical and theatrical values within a variety of intimate venues in the Twin Cities and around the region. We promise a unique mix of familiar favorites, new creations, and off-the-beaten-path adventures from the opera, operetta and musical theatre canons that will engage audiences in a deep artistic experience as well as create an appreciation for this repertoire across generations.
6   Link   Concert Operetta Theatre
Concert Operetta Theater is located in Phildelphia, PA, and dedicated to presenting, preserving, and educating audiences about operetta through professional performances of classic and neo-classic operetta. A minimalist production concept highlights the story and the music, bringing the the production closer to the audience in an intimate setting. Daniel Pantano is Executive and Artistic Director
7   Link   Canton Comic Opera Company
Canton Comic Opera Company is a non-profit, semi-professional theatre company, based in Canton, Ohio, dedicated to the preservation and performance of American operettas. Founded and incorporated in 2003 by executive director, Mr. Joseph N. Rubin, the Canton Comic Opera Company provides talented singers and musicians in the Northwest Ohio area with the opportunity to perform in operetta productions. The Canton Comic Opera Company is the only theatre company in the world dedicated solely to the performance of historic American operettas.
8   Link   Operetta Research Center Amsterdam
The (Stichting) Operetta Research Center Amsterdam is an initiative and developed out of the work of musicologist dr. Kevin Clarke. The emphasis lies on the examination of the so called "Silver Operetta", works from 1905 to 1945. Special attention is paid to jazz-operettas of the 1920s, the influence of the American musical on Viennese and Berlin operetta, the changes that occurred after the Nazis took power in 1933 and the destiny of Jewish composers in exile. The research center tries to shed new light on these questions, together with researchers around the world. It also tries to make articles by researchers from around the world easily available through the internet.
9   Link   Victorian and Edwardian Musical Shows
201 full scores in Midi or Karaoke Versions of Victorian & Edwardian light operas from 1868 to 1920 (European & American) compiled by Colin M. Johnson.
10   Link   Lyric Theatre of San Jose
Lyric Theatre is a performing group of over 150 dedicated volunteers who have committed themselves to the art of stagecraft. For over 30 years, we have brought quality family entertainment to San Jose, California and the surrounding South Bay. Community members, students and professional quality performers grace our stage, play in our orchestra, and work behind the scenes, giving their talents in sharing our love of musical theater and especially operetta
11   Link   Operetta Heaven
Here's a fascinating new resource: Operetta Heaven has been organizing holidays to Austria visiting the Operetta Festivals at Bad Ischl, Baden and Morbisch for the past 11 years. This husband and wife team started up C and H Travel out of a desire to share the beauty of Austria and the wonderful music to be experienced there with a wider audience. They have combined a love of Austria, a passion for music and expertise in tourism to bring travelers an unforgettable holiday experience - do visit their web site if you love operetta!
12   Link   Paragon Ragtime Orchestra
Paragon Ragtime Orchestra is the world’s only year-round, professional ensemble specializing in the authentic recreation of “America’s Original Music” – the sounds of early musical theater, “silent” cinema and vintage dance. Visit this site for CDs, DVDs and scheduled concert listings -- all featuring the music of 1870s to 1930s.
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