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Symbolism and Expressionism in Other Early Twentieth‐Century Operas

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Opera

In the Vienna of Sigmund Freud, Strauss's Elektra represented a move toward expressionism and the transformation of late 19th-century chromatic tonality. This trend was continued in Schoenberg's ... More


The psychological hero: Herakles' lost self and the creation of Nervenkunst

Kathleen Riley

in The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter is the first of two dealing with the Modernist reception of Herakles. It examines the combined theories of Wilamowitz, the critic Herman Bahr, and the playwright Hugo von Hofmannsthal. ... More


Opera and Modern Culture: Wagner and Strauss

Lawrence Kramer

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241732
eISBN:
9780520940840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241732.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Opera is legendary for going to extremes, a tendency that has earned it a reputation for unreality. This book shows the reverse to be true. The book argues that for the past two centuries the ... More


Staging Scandal with Salome and Elektra

Joy H. Calico

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

This chapter explores how media served to filter the prima donna’s public image in the nineteenth century. Specifically, the chapter focuses on the scandals that surrounded the premieres of Richard ... More


. A Single Woman ~ 1993–1999 ~

Nadine Cohodas

in Princess Noire: The Tumultuous Reign of Nina Simone

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872437
eISBN:
9781469602240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882740_cohodas.30
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on one of Nina's fans, Michael Alago, who worked for Elektra Records. Michael had been a fan since he was a teenager. During one of Nina's New York appearances, he stopped in at ... More


Fin-de-siècleFantasies: Elektra and the Culture of Supremacism

Lawrence Kramer

in Opera and Modern Culture: Wagner and Strauss

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241732
eISBN:
9780520940840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241732.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter appraises the second landmark of the Fin-de-Siècle genre, Elektra. A dancer sustaining on fantasies of blood sacrifice, eroticizing her kinship with her sister and brother, raising the ... More


Fronting Pound

Nick Salvato

in Uncloseting Drama: Modernism's Queer Theatres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155396
eISBN:
9780300160178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155396.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter considers Pound's various “fronts” or personae and conducts a frontal assault on his homophobia. It argues that Pound's most intense identification as a translator associates him with ... More


Tragedy and the Gaze of the Living Dead: Functional Harmonic Rotation in Strauss’s Elektra

Kenneth M. Smith

in Desire in Chromatic Harmony: A Psychodynamic Exploration of Fin de Siècle Tonality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190923426
eISBN:
9780190923457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923426.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

The chapter describes how harmonic functional cycles flow strongly in the music of Richard Strauss, demonstrable in the opening scene of Elektra, the harmonies of which surge in an ever-tonicward ... More


The Notion of Aid Granted by the State or through State Resources

Juan Jorge Piernas López

in The Concept of State Aid Under EU Law: From internal market to competition and beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198748694
eISBN:
9780191811234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748694.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 6 applies the historical, policy and enforcement considerations described in Part I of the book to the study of the formulas that are most commonly cited in the case-law in relation to the ... More


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