Modernity, Modernism and the Aporias of Opera

Till, Nicholas (2007) Modernity, Modernism and the Aporias of Opera. In: Ferrari, G (ed.) LA MUSIQUE ET LA SCÈNE: L'Ecriture musicale et son expression scenique au xxe siecle. L'Harmatton, Paris, 102-114.. ISBN 978-2-296-04492-0

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Abstract

The purpose of this essay is to argue that the conventional forms and dramaturgies of opera, upon which most composers writing in the genre still rely,are basedupon an aesthetic contradiction: a contradiction that renders the condition of modern operaessentially aporetic.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Media, Film and Music > Music
Depositing User: Nicholas Till
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 19:04
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2012 14:26
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/19231
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