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Vococentrism and Sound in Ingmar Bergman’s The Magic Flute

Marcia J. Citron (ed.)

in Voicing the Cinema: Film Music and the Integrated Soundtrack

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252043000
eISBN:
9780252051869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043000.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bergman’s Magic Flute (1975) is one of the highlights of opera-film. It represents a splendid example of Bergman’s mastery of image and film technique, and a memorable interpretation of Mozart’s late ... More


Die Zauberflöte, or the Self-Assertion of the Moderns

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses The Magic Flute, a work that probes modernity's democratic, communitarian aspirations. The subject of The Magic Flute is the revolution in values that occurred when the old ... More


The Rake, The Don, The Flute: W. H. Auden as Librettist (1982)

Willard Spiegelman

in Imaginative Transcripts: Selected Literary Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195368130
eISBN:
9780199852192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368130.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter criticizes Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden's translation of the opera The Rake's Progress, Magic Flute, and Don Giovanni. It suggests that Auden's translation of the opera has given the ... More


‘Instead of Destroying My Body I Have a Reason for Maintaining It’: Young Women’s Re-imagining of the Body through Singing Opera

Anna Bull

in Class, Control, and Classical Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190844356
eISBN:
9780190844387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844356.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter assesses the encounter between a youth opera group and Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute. Singing opera gave the young women in this group a sense of control and embodied confidence, ... More


Concerts at the Conservatoire: The Magic Flute and Les Mystères d’Isis; Mozart’s Corrector

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

What purports to be the review of a Conservatoire concert—one that featured excerpts from Mozart’s Magic Flute—begins with a comic satire of audience misbehavior, mirrored by the players, who are ... More


The Master Musicians: Mozart

Julian Rushton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182644
eISBN:
9780199850624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182644.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is one of the great icons of Western music. An amazing prodigy — he toured the capitals of Europe while still a child, astonishing royalty and professional musicians with his ... More


Postlude Postlude Between Utopia and MelancholyBeethoven and the Aesthetic State

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter shows the extent to which the self-confidence that culminated in The Magic Flute was undermined as the Revolution failed to achieve its democratic goals, arguing that the traditional ... More


Prelude: LʼOrfeo, or the Anxiety of the Moderns

Karol Berger

in Bach's Cycle, Mozart's Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250918
eISBN:
9780520933699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250918.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The shift in the fundamental attitudes toward musical time did not occur suddenly within the few decades separating the two composers Bach and Mozart. Rather, both shifts extended over several ... More


Conservatoire Orchestra: First Concert [Eighth Season]

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Berlioz’s first official article for the Journal des débats follows the order of the program in reviewing the first Conservatoire Orchestra concert of the season, thus conveying the typically varied ... More


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