Imagen del editor

Music Speaks : On the Language of Opera, Dance, and Song

Albright, Daniel

Editorial: Boydell & Brewer Ltd, 2009
ISBN 10: 158046324X / ISBN 13: 9781580463249
Nuevos / Hardcover / Cantidad: 1
Librería: Boydell & Brewer (Martlesham, Reino Unido)
Disponible en otras librerías
Ver todos  los ejemplares de este libro
Añadir al carrito
Precio recomendado:
Precio: EUR 69,43
Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 15,25
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Guardar para más tarde

Sobre el libro

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Music Speaks : On the Language of Opera, ...

Editorial: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

Año de publicación: 2009

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Brand new


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 o f how music and language interact; how text-setting highlights certain areas of meter, theme, or ironic undertone, and leaves others in darkness; how a musical composition can behave as a critique of a previous composition; and ho w one might rehabilitate certain underappreciated or much-scorned figures, such as Meyerbeer, by showing that the very terms of invective used against them can be seen, from another angle, as an indication of what is exciting in t heir work. Albright shows that music history has an aesthetic of its own, and how music history interacts with intellectual history (from Rousseau to Paul de Man). By abutting music against literature and painting, and by jux taposing the musics of different centuries, Albright frames a particular work, isolating what is arresting and important in it. The essays range widely, but they rarely stray far from opera, for the opera house is the venue w here the performances speak the most intricate and significant language invented by our culture -- a language that speaks in music, words, pictures, and light. Daniel Albright teaches courses in the English, Comparative Literature, and Music departments at Harvard University. N° de ref. de la librería 8434

Librería y condiciones de venta

Opciones de pago

Esta librería acepta las siguientes opciones de pago:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Buscar en el catálogo de esta librería]

[Todos los libros de esta librería]

[Hacer una pregunta a la librería]

Librería: Boydell & Brewer
Dirección: Martlesham, Reino Unido

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 3 de julio de 2001
Valoración librería: Valoración 1 estrella

Condiciones de venta:

Terms of Sale:
We can accept Mastercard, Visa, and Switch credit cards. We can only accept cheques from customers within the UK.

Returns. If you are not happy with the goods you receive from us, you are entitled to return them, provided you notify us within seven days of receipt. We will normally allow you to return them after this period, but this is at our discretion.

Condiciones de envío:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Please note that print on demand titles (POD) will take up to four weeks to print and deliver.