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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Jacques Brel, Georges Brassens and Léo Ferré are three emblematic figures of post-war French popular music who have been constantly associated with each other by the public and the media. They have been described as the epitome of chanson, and of 'Frenchness'. But there is more to the trio than a musical trinity: this new study examines... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 45.00
The Metropolitan has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883. Tracing the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution, Charles Affron and Mirella Jona Affron tell how the Met became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene. In this first new history of the company in thirty years, each of... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99
In Carl Maria von Weber: Oberon and the Cosmopolitanism in the Early German Romantic , Joseph E. Morgan tracks the development of Weber?s musical style across his career, within the cultural context of Germany?s romantic period. This discussion with analyses features multiple musical examples and culminates with Weber?s last and long-misunderstood... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Julian Young presents Richard Wagner as an important philosopher of art and life, first as a utopian anarchist-communist and later as a Schopenhauerian pessimist. Understanding Wagner?s philosophy is crucial to understanding his operas, as it is to understanding Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, and Heidegger. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00
Examines the impact of contemporary ideas about the psyche and neglected yet crucial artistic influences on the psychological dimension of Wagner's operas, especially Die Feen, Der fliegende Holländer, Tannhäuser, Lohengrin, and the Ring. more...
- Hollitzer Wissenschaftsverlag 2014; US$ 8.63
Da una coproduzione fra il Mozart Opern Institut , l'Università Mozarteum di Salisburgo e la Scuola di Musica di Fiesole Fondazione O.N.L.U.S. è nata la rappresentazione fiesolana de La clemenza di Tito , dramma serio per musica in due atti di Caterino Mazzolà, con musica di Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Questo lavoro, l'ultimo infatti nella produzione... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This collection of essays explores the relationship between opera and the development of media technology from the late 19th to the early 21st century. Taking an international perspective, the contributing authors, each with extensive experience as scholars or practitioners of the art, cover a variety of topics including audio, video and film recording,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Today Georges Bizet is most immediately recognized as the composer of the acclaimed opera Carmen. One of the most frequently performed operas for over a century, Carmen explores concepts such as the femme fatale and murderous jealousy with vivacity, color, and a wealth of melody. Yet it is only one act in Bizet's story. In Bizet, renowned musicologist... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
One of the foremost composers of the French Baroque operatic tradition, Rameau is often cited for his struggle to steer lyric tragedy away from its strict Lullian form, inspired by spoken tragedy, and toward a more expressive musical style. In this fresh exploration of Rameau's compositional aesthetic, Charles Dill depicts a much more complicated... more...