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* The Death of King Duncan: From Shakespeare to Verdi, Via the French Revolution

Fabrizio Della Seta

in Not without Madness: Perspectives on Opera

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226749143
eISBN:
9780226749167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749167.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter analyzes Verdi's music. Macbeth is a fine example of Verdi's ability to synthesize a dramatic situation with the greatest possible economy of expressive means. The chapter descirbes ... More


The Listener in the Picture

Giorgio Biancorosso

in Situated Listening: The Sound of Absorption in Classical Cinema

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780195374711
eISBN:
9780190493202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374711.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Staging inattentiveness to music is arduous, but so is its foil. Consider the ease with which filmmakers trick audience members into believing that a character is too absorbed in the situation ... More


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