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A New Orpheus : essays on Kurt Weill

Author: Kim H Kowalke
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: New Haven (Conn., 1983)
Named Person: Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill; Kurt Weill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim H Kowalke
ISBN: 0300035144 9780300035148
OCLC Number: 12977165
Notes: "All but two of the essays included in this collection evolved from papers presented originally at the first international conference on Kurt Weill in New Haven, Connecticut, 2-5 November 1983"--Pref.
Description: xvi, 374 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., music ; 25 cm.
Contents: Looking Back: Toward a New Orpheus / Kim H. Kowalke --
Creating a Public, Addressing a Market: Kurt Weill and Universal Edition / Christopher Hailey --
Kleinkunst and Kuchenlied in the Socio-Musical World of Kurt Weill / Alexander L. Ringer --
Kurt Weill's Operatic Reform and Its Context / John Rockwell --
Weill: Neue Sachlichkeit, Surrealism, and Gebrauchsmusik / Stephen Hinton --
Der Zar lasst sich photographieren: Weill and Comic Opera / Susan C. Cook --
Crossing the Cusp: The Schoenberg Connection / Alan Chapman --
Music as Metaphor: Aspects of Der Silbersee / Ian Kemp --
Weill and Berg: Lulu as Epic Opera / Douglas Jarman --
Most Unpleasant Things with The Threepenny Opera: Weill, Brecht, and Money / John Fuegi --
"Suiting the Action to the Word": Some Observations on Gestus and Gestische Musik / Michael Morley --
The Genesis of Die sieben Todsunden / Ronald K. Shull --
Reflections on the Last Years: Der Kuhhandel as a Key Work / David Drew --
The Road to The Eternal Road / Guy Stern --
Weill in America: The Problem of Revival / Matthew Scott --
Musical Dialects in Down in the Valley / John Graziano --
Street Scene and the Enigma of Broadway Opera / Larry Stempel --
Chronology of Weill's Life and Works / David Farneth.
Responsibility: edited by Kim H. Kowalke.
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