Schubert's Theater of Song - A Listener's Guide

Schubert's Theater of Song - A Listener's Guide

by Mark Ringer, Hal Leonard Corporation Staff
     
 

(Unlocking the Masters). Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. But Schubert's "stage" was not to be the public theaters of the repressive Metternich regime in Vienna, but the far less censorable "theater of the mind." Schubert's theater of song would…  See more details below

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(Unlocking the Masters). Ringer sheds new perspectives on Schubert's songs, focusing on their incomparable dramatic power, which often exceeds that of many a full-fledged opera. But Schubert's "stage" was not to be the public theaters of the repressive Metternich regime in Vienna, but the far less censorable "theater of the mind." Schubert's theater of song would spring to life in intimate social gatherings of like-minded friends, wherever a singer and a fortepiano were available. They rightfully belong to every music lover. This is the first introductory guide for the general reader to appear in many years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574671766
Publisher:
Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date:
03/01/2009
Series:
Unlocking the Masters Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,234,801
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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