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- DescriptionConsiders the nature of operatic performance and the acoustic images of performance present in operas from Monteverdi to Ravel. This book argues that operatic works are indelibly bound to the contingency of live singing, playing, and staging. It explores a spectrum of attitudes towards musical performance.
- Author BiographyCarolyn Abbate is Professor of Music at Princeton University. She is the author of Unsung Voices: Opera and Musical Narrative in the Nineteenth Century (Princeton), which will appear in French as Voix hors-chant . She is translator of Jean-Jacques Nattiez's Music and Discourse: Toward a Semiology of Music (Princeton) and of the forthcoming Music and the Ineffable by Vladimir Jankelevitch (Princeton).
- Author(s)Carolyn Abbate
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication11/08/2003
- GenreOther Performing Arts
- Series TitlePrinceton Studies in Opera
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note14 halftones. 30 scores.
- Weight457 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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