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The Legacy of Opera : Reading Music Theatre As Experience and Performance

Other author/creatorSymonds, Dominic Editor
Other author/creatorKarantonis, Pamela Editor
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Rodopi
Description270 p. ill 09.000 x 06.000 in.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Summary Annotation "The Legacy of Opera: Reading Music Theatre as Experience and Performance" is the first volume in a series of books compiled by the Music Theatre Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research. The series explores the widening of the meaning of the term "music theatre" to reflect new ways of thinking about this creative practice beyond the genres circumscribed by discourses of theatre studies and musicology. Specifically it interrogates the experience of music theatre and its performance energies for contemporary audiences who engage with the emergence of new expressive idioms, new performative paradigms, new technologies and new ways of thinking. "The Legacy of Opera "considers some of the ways in which opera's influence has informed our understanding of and approach to the musical stage, from the multiple perspectives of the ideological, historical, corporeal and artistic. With contributions from international scholars in music theatre, its chapters explore both canonic and experimental examples of music theatre, spanning a period from the seventeenth century to the present day.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
ISBN9042036915 (Trade Paper) Active Record
Standard identifier# 9789042036918
Stock number00097999

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