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Verdi's Rigoletto: Opera Classics Library Series by Burton D. Fisher

By Burton D. Fisher

A entire new OPERA examine advisor AND LIBRETTO of Verdi’s RIGOLETTO, that includes significant Characters within the Opera; short tale Synopsis; tale Narrative with song spotlight Examples; a newly translated LIBRETTO with Italian and English translation side-by-side, with tune spotlight Examples; and Burton D. Fisher's extensive and insightful statement and research.

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Spray Paint the Walls: The Story of Black Flag by Stevie Chick

By Stevie Chick

Black Flag have been the pioneers of yankee Hardcore, and this can be their blood-spattered tale. shaped in Hermosa seashore, California, in 1978, they made and performed very good, grotesque, no-holds-barred song for 8 brutal years on a self-appointed traveling circuit of America’s golf equipment, squats, and neighborhood halls. They fought with everybody—the police, the checklist undefined, or even their very own fans—and they toured in another country on pennies an afternoon in beat-up vehicles and vehicles. This heritage tells Black Flag’s tale from the interior, drawing on particular interviews with the group’s participants, their contemporaries, and the bands they encouraged. It depicts the increase of Henry Rollins, the enduring entrance guy, and Greg Ginn, who grew to become his electronics corporation into one of many world’s such a lot influential self reliant checklist labels whereas major Black Flag from punk’s three-chord frenzy into heavy steel and unfastened jazz.

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Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week by Robert L. Kendrick

By Robert L. Kendrick

A defining second in Catholic lifestyles in early sleek Europe, Holy Week introduced jointly the devoted to commemorate the fervour, crucifixion, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. during this learn of formality and tune, Robert L. Kendrick investigates the impression of the song used in the course of the Paschal Triduum on eu cultures through the mid-16th century, whilst devotional tendencies surrounding liturgical song have been proven; during the seventeenth century, which observed the diffusion of the repertory on the top of the Catholic Reformation; and eventually into the early 18th century, while a transformation in aesthetics resulted in an eventual decline of its significance. by means of contemplating such concerns as stylistic traditions, traits in scriptural exegesis, functionality house, and customs of meditation and expression, Kendrick permits us to visualize the song within the areas the place it used to be performed.

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When Opera Meets Film by Marcia J. Citron

By Marcia J. Citron

Opera can display whatever basic a couple of movie, and movie can do an analogous for an opera, argues Marcia J. Citron. based by way of the kinds of favor, Subjectivity, and wish, this quantity advances our knowing of the aesthetics of the opera/film come across. Case reviews of a various array of vital repertoire together with mainstream movie, opera-film, and postmodernist pastiche are provided. Citron makes use of Werner Wolf's conception of intermediality to probe the jobs of opera and picture once they mix. The booklet additionally refines and expands film-music services, and info the effect of an opera's musical sort at the which means of a movie. Drawing on cinematic traditions of Hollywood, France, and Britain, the learn explores Coppola's Godfather trilogy, Jewison's Moonstruck, Nichols's nearer, Chabrol's l. a. C?r?monie, Schlesinger's Sunday, Bloody Sunday, Boyd's Aria, and Ponnelle's opera-films.

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Cavalleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci (Opera Classics Library by Burton D. Fisher

By Burton D. Fisher

An entire advisor to Mascagni's CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA and Leoncavallo's I PAGLIACCI. for every opera, the textual content good points relevant Characters, short tale Synopsis, tale Narrative with song spotlight Examples, entire Libretto with Italian-English translation side-by-side, Discography, Videography, and a Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases. sixty two tune Examples.

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Harmony in Practice by Anna Butterworth

By Anna Butterworth

Concord in perform explores the most parts of tonal concord. scholars utilizing this e-book will collect a safe wisdom of the fundamentals of harmonic perform. making a song, enjoying and finishing the workouts, and learning the track examples, will supply crucial adventure of the 'tools of the trade'. greater than 280 song examples illustrate the author's transparent and direct exposition of the historical past and perform of concord whereas the scholar might be in a position to paintings via over one hundred eighty routines. the sensible workbook layout will let scholars to arrange for a number of musical examinations - for the linked Board's Grade 6 to Grade eight thought examinations; for a degree track and degree examinations; for collage and school front papers. it's going to serve specifically as a necessary reduction in bridging the space among Grade five and Grade 6 concept. an intensive pursuit of this workbook also will deliver a better figuring out to undergo on scholars' music-making, and may increase their expertise of favor and their ap

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Il Trittico (Opera Classics Library Series) by Burton D. Fisher

By Burton D. Fisher

An entire advisor to Puccini's IL TRITTICO: Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi. The textual content for every opera beneficial properties short tale Synopsis, imperative Characters, tale Narrative with tune spotlight Examples, an entire Libretto that's newly translated with English-Italian side-by aspect, Discography, Videography and a Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases. eighty two track Examples.

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