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Believe Your Ears: Life of a Lyric Composer

Kirke Mechem
Format
Book
Published
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
Language
English
ISBN
9781442250765, 1442250763, 9781442250772
Contents
  • Exposition
  • Military music
  • Key change : the accidental composer
  • Counterpoint : what is American music?
  • Development
  • Vienna, con tutta forza
  • Major/minor
  • Vienna, recapitulation
  • Choral cycles
  • Sinfonia giubilante
  • Lento, molto sostenuto
  • Unresolved dissonance
  • London : deceptive cadence
  • Professor Nontroppo to the Jayhawk
  • Opera 101 : composing Tartuffe
  • Opera 102 : the real opera world
  • The life and death of John Brown
  • Everyone sang
  • John Brown's resurrection
  • Intermezzo : what is American opera?
  • Russian extravaganza
  • Tartuffe spricht Deutsch
  • The rivals : flatulence will get you nowhere
  • Darcy sings : Pride and prejudice
  • Coda : a summing-up.
Description
xiii, 199 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes index.
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