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- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 27.74
Carlisle Floyd gilt als einer der bedeutendsten lebenden Komponisten der Gegenwart in der amerikanischen Oper des 20. Jahrhunderts. Wie kaum ein anderer Komponist steht Carlisle Floyd für den Amerikanismus. Seine Heimat, die Südstaaten der USA, hat ihn immer wieder zu neuen Kompositionen inspiriert. Floyds bekannteste Oper "Susannah" erlangte weltweiten... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 74.99
The Mélodies of Francis Poulenc is the first work to contain the complete collection of Poulenc mélodies, providing IPA transcriptions and word-for-word translations in an easy reference format. Also included are the highly regarded poetic translations of Winifred Radford. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 84.99
In Opera at the Bandstand: Then and Now , George W. Martin surveys the role of concert bands during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in making contemporary opera popular. He also chronicles how in part they lost their audience in the second half of the twentieth century by abandoning operatic repertory. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95
Richard Wagner has arguably the greatest and most long-term influence on wider European culture of all nineteenth-century composers and yet, among the copious English-language literature examining Wagner's works, influence, and character, research into the composers impact and role in Russia and Eastern European countries, and perceptions... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
While the musical culture of the British Isles in the 'long nineteenth century' has been reclaimed from obscurity by musicologists in the last thirty years, appraisal of operatic culture in the latter part of this period has remained elusive. Paul Rodmell examines the nature of operatic culture in the British Isles during this period, looking... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Das Rheingold , Die Walküre , and Siegfried . Parsifal . Tristan und Isolde . Both revered and reviled, Richard Wagner conceived some of the nineteenth century’s most influential operas—and created some of the most indelible characters ever to grace the stage. But over the course of his polarizing career, Wagner also composed... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 70.00
The tonadilla, a type of satiric musical skit popular on the public stages of Madrid during the late Enlightenment, has played a significant role in the history of music in Spain. This book, the first major study of the tonadilla in English, examines the musical, theatrical, and social worlds that the tonadilla brought together and traces the lasting... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Published in 1913, Thomas Mann?s Death in Venice is one of the most widely read novellas in any language. In the 1970s, Benjamin Britten adapted it into an opera, and Lucchino Visconti turned it into a successful film. Reading these works from a philosophical perspective, Philip Kitcher connects the predicament of the novella?s central character to... more...