Music speaks : on the language of opera, dance, and song

Citation:

Albright, Daniel 1945-. Music speaks : on the language of opera, dance, and song. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press; 2009 pp. xiv, 218 p.

Abstract:

Music's Pentecost, music's stupidity -- Heine and the composers -- The diabolical Senta -- Les Troyens : the undoing of opera -- Far sounds in Zemlinsky and Schreker -- Butchering Moses -- Elliott Carter and poetry : listening to, listening through -- Sophoclean opera -- Belletristic music in the twentieth century -- Golden calves : the role of dance in opera -- Elephant swan space grace.

Notes:

Includes bibliographical references and index.HOLLIS no. 012099534

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