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Title Opera after 1900 / edited by Margaret Notley.

Imprint Burlington, VT ; Farnham, Surrey, England : Ashgate, c2010.

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 Talbott Reference  ML1700 .A84 v.6    Available  ---
Description xxix, 507 pages : illustration, music ; 25 cm.
Series Ashgate library of essays in opera studies ; [v. 6]
Ashgate library of essays in opera studies ; v. 6.
Note Essays and articles reprinted from a variety of sources.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages xxvii-xix) and index.
Contents pt. I. Operas by Viennese composers, ca. 1910-1935 -- Expressive principle and orchestral polyphony in Schoenberg's Erwartung / Carl Dahlhaus -- Die Frauenfrage / Elizabeth L. Keathley -- A Florentine tragedy, or, woman as mirror / Sherry D. Lee -- Schoenberg as Moses and Aron / Joseph Auner -- Berg's Propaganda pieces : the "Platonic idea" of Lulu / Margaret Notley -- -- pt. II. Operas from other European contexts -- The Verbunkos and Bartók's modern style : the case of Duke Bluebeard's castle / Judit Frigyesi -- Hans Pfitzner's Palestrina and the impotence of early lateness / Stephen McClatchie -- Ariadne, Daphne and the problem of Verwandlung / Bryan Gilliam -- The concept of epic opera : theoretical anomalies in the Brecht-Weill partnership / Stephen Hinton -- French identity in flux : the triumph of Honegger's Antigone / Jane F. Fulcher -- Back to the future : Shostakovich's revision of Leskov's Lady Macbeth of Mtensk district / Caryl Emerson -- -- pt. III. Operas by Britten and Birtwistle -- Peter Grimes : the growth of the libretto / Philip Brett -- "Twisted relations" : method and meaning in Britten's Billy Budd / Arnold Whittall -- Why does Miles die? : a study of Britten's The turn of the screw / Clifford Hindley -- The shadow of opera : dramatic narrative and musical discourse in Gawain / David Beard -- -- pt. IV. Operas composed in the United States -- Porgy and Bess : an American Wozzeck / Christopher Reynolds -- Kurt Weill, modernism, and popular culture : Öffentlichkeit als Stil / Kim H. Kowalke -- The best of all possible worlds : the Eldorado episode in Leonard Bernstein's Candide / Elizabeth B. Crist -- The great American opera : Klinghoffer, Streetcar, and the exception / Lawrence Kramer -- Instrumental dramaturgy as humane comedy : What next? by Elliott Carter and Paul Griffiths / Anne C. Shreffler;
Subject Opera -- 20th century.
Added Author Notley, Margaret Anne.
ISBN 9780754628989 (hbk.)
0754628981 (hbk.)