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Frauenliebe und Leben Now and Then

Kristina Muxfeldt

in Vanishing Sensibilities: Schubert, Beethoven, Schumann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782420
eISBN:
9780199919154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782420.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Opera

Marriage is a central theme in Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und Leben too. (The “right to choose,” and a growing ideal of marriage as the goal of romantic love, remained lively social and legal ... More


The Reception and Performance of Euripides' Herakles: Reasoning Madness

Kathleen Riley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534487
eISBN:
9780191715945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534487.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book is the first to examine the reception and performance history of Euripides' Herakles from the fifth century BC to AD 2006. Its primary interest lies in changing ideas of Heraklean madness, ... More


Introduction

David Bevington

in Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599103
eISBN:
9780191731501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599103.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an introduction to Hamlet's history — its critical history, performance history, in film, in television, publishing, and history.


Chinatown, Whose Chinatown?: Defining America's Borders with Musical Orientalism

Charles Hiroshi Garrett

in Struggling to Define a Nation: American Music and the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254862
eISBN:
9780520942820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254862.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter studies the methods musicians and the music industry actively participate in when defining a nation, outlining the history of the song “Chinatown, My Chinatown,” and offering detailed ... More


Performing Queer Modernism

Penny Farfan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Focusing on some of the best-known stage plays and dance performances of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this interdisciplinary study demonstrates that queer performance was ... More


Choruses, Ancient and Modern

Joshua Billings, Felix Budelmann, and Fiona Macintosh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670574
eISBN:
9780191759086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670574.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Choruses, Ancient and Modern examines the ancient Greek chorus and its afterlives in western culture. Choruses, though absolutely central to the social, political, and religious life of ... More


Performing the Mass in B Minor in an Age of Choices

Daniel R. Melamed

in Listening to Bach: The Mass in B Minor and the Christmas Oratorio

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190881054
eISBN:
9780190882570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881054.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Every performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’'s Mass in B Minor makes choices. The work’s compositional history and the nature of the sources that transmit it require performers to make decisions about ... More


Introduction

Penny Farfan

in Performing Queer Modernism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679699
eISBN:
9780190679736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679699.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introduction sets forth the book’s central argument and establishes the historical, theoretical, and critical context for its case studies. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


The Impact of the RSC’s Spanish Golden Age Season

Kathleen Jeffs

in Staging the Spanish Golden Age: Translation and Performance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198819349
eISBN:
9780191859908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819349.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Drama

The RSC’s groundbreaking 2004–5 season had a tremendous impact on the development of the comedia within the English-speaking theatrical landscape in the years that followed the performances. All ... More


The Late Eighteenth Century: Revival and Adaptation

Ellen T. Harris

in Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

In the late eighteenth century, The Academy of Ancient Music prepared a modern adaptation of Dido and Aeneas that was performed into the nineteenth century. The score was brought “up-to-date” by ... More


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