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The Resource Monstrous Opera : Rameau and the Tragic Tradition, (electronic resource)

Monstrous Opera : Rameau and the Tragic Tradition, (electronic resource)

Label
Monstrous Opera : Rameau and the Tragic Tradition
Title
Monstrous Opera
Title remainder
Rameau and the Tragic Tradition
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the foremost composers of the French Baroque operatic tradition, Rameau is often cited for his struggle to steer lyric tragedy away from its strict Lullian form, inspired by spoken tragedy, and toward a more expressive musical style. In this fresh exploration of Rameau's compositional aesthetic, Charles Dill depicts a much more complicated figure: one obsessed with tradition, music theory, his own creative instincts, and the public's expectations of his music. Dill examines the ways Rameau mediated among these often competing values and how he interacted with his critics and with the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dill, Charles
Dewey number
782.1/092
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML410.R2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Studies in Opera
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rameau, Jean-Philippe
  • Opera
  • Tragedy in music
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Opera
  • Tragedy in music
  • France
Label
Monstrous Opera : Rameau and the Tragic Tradition, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=790792
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Monstrous Opera; Chapter 2. Different Tragedies; Chapter 3. Rameau's Twins; Chapter 4. Rameau Mise-en-Scene; Chapter 5. In the Mirror; Notes; Sources Cited; Index
Control code
ocn884012786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (220 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864812
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt736fxt
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012786
  • (Sirsi) a1866152
Label
Monstrous Opera : Rameau and the Tragic Tradition, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=790792
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1. Monstrous Opera; Chapter 2. Different Tragedies; Chapter 3. Rameau's Twins; Chapter 4. Rameau Mise-en-Scene; Chapter 5. In the Mirror; Notes; Sources Cited; Index
Control code
ocn884012786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (220 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864812
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt736fxt
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012786
  • (Sirsi) a1866152

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