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Unsung Voices

Opera and Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth Century

Unsung Voices( )
Author: Abbate, Carolyn
Series title:Princeton Studies in Opera
ISBN:978-0-691-09140-2
Publication Date:Apr 1991
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $144.00
Book Description:

Who "speaks" to us in The Sorcerer's Apprentice, in Wagner's operas, in a Mahler symphony? In asking this question, Carolyn Abbate opens nineteenth-century operas and instrumental works to new interpretations as she explores the voices projected by music. The nineteenth-century metaphor of music that "sings" is thus reanimated in a new context, and Abbate proposes interpretive strategies that "de-center" music criticism, that seek the polyphony and dialogism of music, and...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Music / History & Criticism
Music / Genres & Styles / Opera
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 24.1 x 1.01 cm
Book Weight:0.647 Kilograms



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