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Performance and identity in the classical world

by Anne Duncan

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece,
  • Rome.,
  • Greece.
    • Subjects:
    • Acting -- History -- To 1500,
    • Performing arts -- Greece -- History -- To 1500,
    • Classican drama -- History and criticism,
    • Theater -- Greece -- History -- To 500,
    • Identity (Psychology) in literature,
    • Theater -- History -- To 500,
    • Performing arts -- Rome,
    • Self in literature,
    • Actors -- Greece,
    • Theater -- Rome,
    • Actors -- Rome

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementAnne Duncan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPA3203 .D76 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3398359M
      ISBN 10052185282X
      ISBN 109780521852821
      LC Control Number2005011726

      Is it merely a coincidence that the three "Bs" of classical music—Bach, Beethoven, Brahms—are all German composers? Why do concert halls all over the world feature mostly the works of German and Austrian composers as their standard repertoire? Over the past three centuries, supporters of German music ranging from music scholars to politicians have nurtured the . Belly Dance Around the World: New Communities, Performance and Identity Caitlin McDonald, Barbara Sellers-Young In these essays, dancers and scholars from around the world carefully consider the transformation of an improvised folk form from North Africa and the Middle East into a popular global dance practice.

      The book is well written and researched and presents a pragmatic picture of the state of Classical Studies in today's Western academic milieu. That said, this book is also an inspirational clarion call to arms for those inclined to gird themselves in the panoply of Greek wisdom, and who burn to spread the fire of Greek learning far and wide. Matteo also gave a mini-lecture to the cast on the symbolism of the goddess Diana and gender identity in the play. She has published literary criticism on the classical tradition in British literature, and provided the contribution for STC’s Audience Guide for William Congreve’s The Way of the World for the – performance season.

        The American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity is an insightful contribution to current scholarship on musical theatre. It integrates theoretical approaches based in both musicology and audience reception, and applies these approaches across the media of film and Edition: Course Book. Richard Taruskin first made this point in a series of articles in the s; but in them he compared Early Music performance styles and attitudes only to those of the Classical music world. 1 In contrast, my argument hinges on the connections between performers and audiences for then-contemporary popular music and Early Music—especially as.


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