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Author Salzman, Eric.

Title The new music theater : seeing the voice, hearing the body / Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    782.8109 SAL    Available
Description viii, 408 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-381) and index.
Contents Music in music theater. The voice ; Where the sound comes from ; Entr'acte I : Is there such a thing as progress in opera or music theater? ; The music -- Theater in music theater. Cultural narratives and performance institutions ; Entr'acte II : A woman's earring, a diamond necklace, a knee, a yogi in meditation, drawing, a Mahout looking after an elephant: the language of Kathakali ; Text ; Visual strategies ; Space ; Entr'acte III : A theater of warm bodies? -- Putting it all together : la mise en scène. The American eccentrics ; Music theater as musiktheater ; From the homeland : teatro musicale ; Théâtre musical ; Music theater in Northern Europe ; Entr'acte IV : The art form that never happened ; Downtown ; Minimalism and music theater ; The show must go on ; The art of the in-between ; Extended voice ; New media and music theater ; Entr'acte V: And how did you like it? -- After the show : taking it apart. Toward a theory of the new music theater ; Notation versus improvisation? ; Popular or high art? ; Is anyone listening?
Subject Music theater -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Added Author Dézsy, Thomas, 1967-
ISBN 9780195099362 (alk. paper)
0195099362 (alk. paper)

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