Richard Strauss's Elektra / Edition 1

Richard Strauss's Elektra / Edition 1

by Bryan Gilliam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198166028

ISBN-13: 9780198166023

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Bryan Gilliam's study of this major work looks at its musical-historical context: establishing its compositional chronology, examining critical response to the premiere--especially within the context of contemporary German opera. Gilliam, furthermore, explores a number of important, hitherto unexamined Elektra sources including Strauss's musically fresh insight into

Overview

Bryan Gilliam's study of this major work looks at its musical-historical context: establishing its compositional chronology, examining critical response to the premiere--especially within the context of contemporary German opera. Gilliam, furthermore, explores a number of important, hitherto unexamined Elektra sources including Strauss's musically fresh insight into such issues as the relationship between voice and orchestra, thematic treatment, and tonal organization, all serving to enhance our understanding of this complex and compelling work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198166023
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Studies In Musical Genesis, Structure, and Interpretation Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.66(d)

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