Russian opera and the symbolist movement / Simon Morrison.

An aesthetic, historical, and theoretical study of four scores, this book is a groundbreaking and imaginative treatment of the important yet neglected topic of Russian opera in the Silver Age. The text explores how Russian symbolist poets interpreted opera and prompted operatic innovation.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Morrison, Simon Alexander, 1964-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series:California studies in 20th-century music ; 2.
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Table of Contents:
  • Chaikovsky and decadence
  • Rimsky-Korsakov and religious syncretism
  • Scriabin and theurgy
  • Prokofiev and mimesis.