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Modernism and opera

Richard Begam

Modernism and opera

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Modernism (Music)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Begam and Matthew Wilson Smith
    SeriesHopkins studies in modernism, Hopkins studies in modernism
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML1705 .M63 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 378 pages
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27233276M
    ISBN 101421420627
    ISBN 109781421420622
    LC Control Number2015047645
    OCLC/WorldCa932003648


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A collaborative study of the ultimate collaborative art form, Modernism and Opera reveals how modernism and opera illuminate each other and, more generally, the culture of the twentieth century. It also addresses a number of issues crucial for understanding the relation between modernism and opera, focusing in particular on intermediality (how Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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This provocative study is situated at the intersection of the history, historiography, and aesthetics of twentieth-century music. It uses Benjamin Britten's operas to illustrate the ways in which. Modernism is both a philosophical movement and an art movement that, along with cultural trends and changes, arose from wide-scale and far-reaching transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Among the factors that shaped modernism were the development of modern industrial societies and the rapid growth of cities, followed then by reactions to the horrors. Get this from a library. Modernism and opera. [Richard Begam; Matthew Wilson Smith;] -- At first glance, modernism and opera may seem like strange bedfellows-the former hostile to sentiment, the latter wearing its heart on its sleeve.

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In architecture, too, was Modernism recognized, in. Modernism and Opera ed. by Richard Begam and Matthew Wilson Smith (review) Allan Hepburn Modernism/modernity, Vol Number 2, Aprilpp.

(Review) Published by Johns Hopkins University Press DOI: For additional information about this article Access provided at 27 Mar GMT from Scholarly CommunicationAuthor: Allan Hepburn. At first glance, modernism and opera may seem like strange bedfellows-the former hostile to sentiment, the latter wearing its heart on its sleeve.

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It offers not only important statements by composers and critics, but also musical speculations by poets, novelists, philosophers, and others-all of which combine with Daniel Albright’s extensive, interlinked commentary to.

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