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dc.contributor.authorLatham, Edward
dc.date.accessioned2017-03-09 23:55
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-26 16:27:20
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T13:48:53Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T13:48:53Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier625265
dc.identifierOCN: 621699410en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/31770
dc.description.abstractThis is an analytical monograph by a Schenkerian music theorist, but it is also written by one performer and enthusiast for another. Tonality as Drama draws on the fields of dramaturgy, music theory, and historical musicology to answer a fundamental question regarding twentieth-century music: why does the use of tonality persist in opera, even after it has been abandoned in other genres? Combining the analytical approaches of the leading music and dramatic theorists of the twentieth century--Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker (1868-1935) and Russian director Constantin Stanislavsky (1863-1938)--Edward D. Latham reveals insights into works by Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, Kurt Weill, and Aaron Copland that are relevant to analysts, opera directors, and performers alike. Latham reveals a strategic use of tonality in that repertoire as a means of amplifying or undercutting the success or failure of dramatic characters.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::A The arts::AV Music
dc.subject.otherMusic
dc.subject.otherCadence
dc.subject.otherGeorge Gershwin
dc.subject.otherKonstantin Stanislavski
dc.subject.otherKurt Weill
dc.subject.otherPrimary tone
dc.subject.otherTonic (music)
dc.subject.otherTreemonisha
dc.subject.otherVoice leading
dc.titleTonality as Drama
dc.title.alternativeClosure and Interruption in Four Twentieth-Century American Operas
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/oapen_625265
oapen.relation.isPublishedByda87c8b8-d41f-4653-b168-080688995f85
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9781574413717
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.place.publicationDenton, Texas, USA
oapen.grant.number100037
oapen.grant.programKU Select 2016 Backlist Collection
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Cadence - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadence; George Gershwin - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gershwin; Konstantin Stanislavski - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Stanislavski; Kurt Weill - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Weill; Primary tone - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primary_tone; Tonic (music) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonic_(music); Treemonisha - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treemonisha; Voice leading - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voice_leading
oapen.identifier.isbn9781574413717
grantor.number100037
oapen.identifier.ocn621699410


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