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Characteristics and Functions of the Neapolitan Formula

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Traditionally, Neapolitan cinema in Italy has been identified primarily with two genres: comedy and melodrama. Neapolitan comedy derives from a rich stage tradition and is exemplified by the work of ... More


The Contact Zone: Where Organized Crime and Everyday Life Comingle

Jason Pine

in The Art of Making Do in Naples

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816636310
eISBN:
9781452947662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816636310.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The introduction discusses the context behind the neomelodica music (la musica neomelodica) scene. Neomelodica evolved from the time-honored Neapolitan-language song tradition to become an ... More


Italy, Atonally: Hans Werner Henze’s König Hirsch

Emily Richmond Pollock

in Opera After the Zero Hour: The Problem of Tradition and the Possibility of Renewal in Postwar West Germany

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190063733
eISBN:
9780190063740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190063733.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

In König Hirsch, Henze imagined operatic tradition primarily as an Italian inheritance consisting of vocal beauty, formal artificiality, and emotional expression. König Hirsch mediated Henze’s ... More


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