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Musicking Shakespeare a conflict of theatres by Daniel Albright

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Published by University of Rochester Press in Rochester, NY .
Written in English


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StatementDaniel Albright.
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LC ClassificationsML
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Paginationx, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
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Open LibraryOL22755420M
ISBN 109781580462556

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Musicking Shakespeare: A Conflict of TheatresIn this book, Daniel Albright, one of today's most intrepid and vividly communicative explorers of the border territory between literature and music, offers insights into how composers of genius can help us to understand Shakespeare. Musicking Shakespeare demonstrates how four composers — Purcell, Berlioz, Verdi, and Britten — respond to the distinctive Brand: Daniel Albright. Musicking Shakespeare Demonstrates how Purcell, Berlioz, Verdi, and Britten, responding to Shakespeare's juxtaposition of contrasting theatrical styles, devised music dramas that call opera into question. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Musicking Shakespeare begins with an analysis of Shakespeare's play The Tempest as an imaginary Jacobean opera and as a real Restoration opera. It then discusses works that respond with wit and sophistication to Shakespeare's irony, obscurity, contortion, and heft: Berlioz's Roméo et Juliette, Verdi's Macbeth, Purcell's The Fairy Queen, and Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Musicking Shakespeare: a conflict of theatres. [Daniel Albright] -- In this book, Daniel Albright, one of today's most intrepid and vividly communicative explorers of the border territory between literature and music, offers insights into how composers of genius can Your Web browser is .

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Aug 22,  · Daniel Albright has long been a major contributor to these ongoing shifts in academic practice and approach and his latest monograph, Musicking Shakespeare, is no exception. Billed on its dust jacket as an exploration of ‘the border territory between literature and music’, Albright's book offers case studies of three plays and a very specific selection of their afterlife in orchestral and operatic Author: Julie Sanders. By linking musicking to the local, this book highlights the ways in which musical practices and discourses interact with people’s everyday experiences and understandings of their immediate environment, their connections and commitment to that locality, and the people who exist within it. Book Description: From Daniel Albright, author of Musicking Shakespeare and Berlioz's Semi-Operas, comes a collection of essays on music and on dance, probing the problems of articulating the meaning(s) of music; the larger question of how music and language interact; how. Dec 03,  · Daniel Albright has long been a major contributor to these ongoing shifts in academic practice and approach and his latest monograph, Musicking Shakespeare, is no exception. Billed on its dust jacket as an exploration of 'the border territory between literature and music', Albright's book offers case studies of three plays and a very specific.