Tonality as drama [electronic resource] : closure and interruption in four twentieth-century American operas / Edward D. Latham
- Latham, Edward David
- Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2008.
- Physical Description:
- xv, 221 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Tonality as drama: an introduction -- Dramatic closure: the Stanislavsky system and the attainment of character objectives -- Tonal closure: a Schenkerian approach to tonal drama -- The completed background line with open-ended coda: Scott Joplin's grand opera Treemonisha (1911) -- The multi-movement Anstieg or initial ascent: George Gershwin's folk opera Porgy and Bess (1935) -- The multi-movement initial arpeggiation: Kurt Weill's Broadway opera Street scene (1947) -- The prolonged permanent interruption: Aaron Copland's operatic tone poem The tender land (1954).
- 9781574412499 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-210) and index.
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