Melodramatic voices : understanding music drama / [edited by] Sarah Hibberd.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011.
Description
xx, 291 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
MelodramaHistory and criticism [Browse]
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Series
Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Music in Pixérécourt's early melodramas / Katherine Astbury -- Operatic or theatrical? Orchestral framings of the voice in the melodrama Sept heures (1829) / Jens Hesselager -- Reconstructing Greek drama: Saint-Saëns and the melodramatic ideal / Elinor Olin -- In a woman's voice: musical recitation and the feminization of American melodrama / Marian Wilson Kimber -- 'Si l'orchestre seul chantait' : Melodramatic voices in Chelard's Macbeth (1827) / Sarah Hibberd -- Melodramatic spectacle on the English operatic stage / Philip Carli -- Janáček and melodrama / John Tyrrell -- Dismembering 'expectations': the modernization of monodrama in Fin-de-siècle theatrical arts / Jessica Payette -- Opera for the people: melodrama in Hugo Herrmann's Vasantasena (1930) / Nanette Nielsen -- Berlioz's 'Roméo au tombeau': melodrama of the mind / Violaine Anger -- Be it [n]ever so humble? The narrating voice in the underscore to the Wizard of Oz (MGM, 1939) / Fiona Ford -- The voice-over as 'melodramatic voice' / Jacqeline Waeber -- Dismembering the musical voice: Mahler, melodrama and Dracula from stage to screen / Jeremy Barham.
ISBN
  • 9781409400820 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1409400824 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 9781409433989 (ebook)
  • 1409433986 (ebook)
LCCN
2011010438
OCLC
706965919
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