Musicking Shakespeare : a conflict of theatres

Citation:

Albright, Daniel 1945-. Musicking Shakespeare : a conflict of theatres. Rochester: University of Rochester Press; 2007 pp. x, 317 p.

Abstract:

Romeo and Juliet. Introduction to part 1 ; The Veronese social code ; The code of love ; Love against language ; The afterlife of Romeo and Juliet ; La lance branlée : French opinions of Shakespeare ; Berlioz in the plural ; Roméo et Juliette : introduction ; Roméo et Juliette : the symphony ; Roméo et Juliette : the opera resumes -- Macbeth. Shakespeare's random ; Magic as theft ; Prophesying ; Squinting at consequences ; Macbeth's children ; Macbeth as an actor ; Two theatres ; Witches amok ; Sortileges of speech ; Lady Macbeth as witch ; Time slips ; La sonnambula -- A midsummer night's dream. Cosmicomedy ; The picture of cupid ; Depictorializing cupid ; Cupid's wax ; The tedious brief scene ; Other dreams in other summers : the aesthetic of the masque ; Purcell's The fairy queen ; Lampe's Pyramus and Thisbe ; Experimenters : Mendelssohn and Korngold ; Britten's A midsummer night's dream.

Notes:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-310) and index.HOLLIS no. 010583638

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