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The music drama workbook

Author: Thomas de Mallet Burgess; Nicholas Skillbeck
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book directly addresses all performers who sing and act, whether in opera, musical theatre or music-theatre. It provides a innovative resource for performers, directors, workshop leaders and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas de Mallet Burgess; Nicholas Skillbeck
ISBN: 0415166578 9780415166577 0415166586 9780415166584
OCLC Number: 60184876
Description: 248 pages
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements Part One: Introduction Chapter 1. Singing and Acting in Performance Introduction, Music and Drama, The Structure of Sung Theatre, The Past, the Present and the Challenge of Terminology, The Performer, The Fundamental Disciplines, Using the Exercises, The workshop Process, The Leader and the Workshop Process Part Two. The Exercises Chapter 2. The Fundamental Disciplines Preparing the Ground, Relaxation, Exercise 1, Dissociation, Exercise 2, Visualisation, Exercises 3-4, Warming Up, Exercises 5-6, Energising, Exercises 7-14, Concentration, Exercises 15-23, Awareness, Exercises 24-39, Imagination and Spontaneity, Exercises 40-47 Chapter 3. Rhythm, Pulse and Time Rhythm and Time, Exercise 48, Pulse, Exercises 49-60, Musical Structure, Exercises 61-64, Suspending a Moment, Exercises 65-68, Exercises 69, Using Rhythm and Pulse to Create Emotion Chapter 4. Music, Text and the Score Approaching the Score, Learning the Score, Interpreting the Score, Exercise 70, The Relationship Between Text and Music, Exercises 71-75, Exploring the Sound and Word Association, Exercises 76-79, Being Present, Exercises 80-86, Dialogue, Recitative and Heightened Text, Exercises 87-92 Chapter 5. Character and Emotion Character, Music and Character, Exercises 93-99, Acting in Sung Theatre, Exercises 100-101, Gesture, Exercises 102-106, Eye Language and Focus, Exercises 107-108, Emotion, Exercises 109-119 Chapter 6. Conclusion Appendix Bibliography Index of Games and Exercises by Title
Responsibility: Thomas de Mallet Burgess and Nicholas Skillbeck.

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