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Reading Opera between the Lines Orchestral Interludes and Cultural Meaning from Wagner to Berg, Morris, Christopher

Author Name    Morris, Christopher

Title   Reading Opera between the Lines Orchestral Interludes and Cultural Meaning from Wagner to Berg

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New in Fine dust jacket

Publisher    Cambridge University Press 2002

ISBN Number    0521807387 / 9780521807388

Seller ID   7657

xii, 219pp, music examples. A feature of Wagnerian and post-Wagnerian opera is the tendency to link scenes with numerous and often surprisingly lengthy orchestral interludes, frequently performed with the curtain closed. Often taken for granted or treated as a filler by audiences and critics, these interludes can take on very prominent roles, representing dream sequences, journeys and sexual encounters, and in some cases becoming a highlight of the opera. The author investigates the implications of these important but strangely overlooked passages. ; New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism

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