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Title Music on stage. Volume III / edited by Fiona Jane Schopf.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 234 pages) : illustrations, music
Note "The sixth international, interdisciplinary Music on Stage conference at Rose Bruford College attracted numerous papers on various aspects of opera, popular music and film, some of which are represented in this volume"--Unnumbered page 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Fiona Jane Schopf -- Chapter one. Opera arias on and off the stage : the strange case of Handel's "Lascia ch'io pianga" / Tim Carter -- Chapter two. Pocket opera, the new discipline and public space : the intermedia composer Brigitta Muntendorf and "Practical Aesthetics" / Karl Katschthaler -- Chapter three. The "Easthetics" of Laibach / Simon Bell -- Chapter four. Re-presenting the beautiful/insane : filmic Ekphrasis and the staging of Ophélie's mad scene from Thomas' Hamlet (1898) at the Met / Melissa Gerber -- Chapter five. "Playing it straight" : subverting Travesti identities in Chabrier's L'étoile / Elisabeth Honn Hoegberg -- Chapter six. Harems, pashas, and mistaken identities : mis/representations of the Orient in Western adaptations of Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail / Julia Szoltysek -- Chapter seven. Feminine arms, goat legs, and little monkeys : performing masculinity in Daphnis et Chloé / Russell Millard -- Chapter eight. Interpreting dreams : Korngold's "Pierrot-Lied" in perspective / Kate Stringer -- Chapter nine. Otar Taktakishvili's Mindia : idea, tradition, style / Maia Sigua -- Chapter ten. Loud rock music? Live sound on stage, 1967-1973 / Sergio Pisfil -- Chapter eleven. The political evolution of Copla / Alejandro Postigo -- Chapter twelve. Imaging Wagner's leitmotif technique / Fiona Jane Schopf -- Chapter thirteen. Light and truth : an exploration of light in opera / Hansjörg Schmidt -- Chapter fourteen. Sound and emotions : the theory of musical equilibration / Daniela Willimek and Bernd Willimek.
Summary The Music on Stage conferences are a unique engine for interdisciplinary interaction, which is reflected in this compendium of the latest research by international scholars. Scholars and practitioners of operas by Handel, Mozart, Thomas, Chabrier, Korngold and Taktakishvili will find new ""readings"" from hitherto unexplored contexts and contemporary fine art. Also discussed is operatic lighting and the problematics of traditional lighting schemes apropos recent inventive methodologies. Popular sound development of the late 1960s is highlighted through unique oral transcripts. Other chapters d.
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Subject Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883 -- In motion pictures -- Congresses.
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883.
Opera -- Congresses.
Popular music -- Congresses.
Music -- Performance -- Congresses.
Music -- Congresses.
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Classical.
MUSIC -- Reference.
Motion pictures.
Music -- Performance.
Popular music.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Schopf, Fiona Jane, editor.
Music on Stage (Conference) (6th : 2016 : Rose Bruford College)
Other Form: Print version: Music on stage. Volume III. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018 1527511618 (OCoLC)1040657228
ISBN 9781527526952 (electronic bk.)
152752695X (electronic bk.)