Song acts : writings on words and music /

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Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi,, Volume Volume 16, Netherlands, p.xix, 463 pages: (2017)



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History and criticism., Music and literature., Musical criticism., Opera., Songs


Includes bibliographical references.Song -- The Schubert Lied: Romantic Form and Romantic Consciousness -- Performance and Social Meaning in the Lied: Schubert's Erster Verlust -- "Syringa": John Ashbery and Elliott Carter -- Decadence and Desire: The Wilhelm Meister Songs of Wolf and Schubert -- Hugo Wolf: Subjectivity in the Fin-de-Siáecle Lied -- Recognizing Schubert: Musical Subjectivity, Cultural Change, and Jane Campion's The Portrait of a Lady -- "Little Pearl Teardrops": Schubert, Schumann, and the Tremulous Body of Romantic Song -- The Harem Threshold: Turkish Music and Greek Love in Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" -- Like Falling Leaves: The Erotics of Mourning in Four Drum-Taps Settings -- Murderous Women in German Opera -- "Longindyingcall": of Music, Modernity, and the Sirens -- Recalling the Sublime: The Logic of Creation in Haydn's Creation -- Wagner's Gold Standard: Tannhèauser and the General Equivalent -- The Talking Wound and the Foolish Question: Symbolization in Parsifal -- The Great American Opera: Klinghoffer, Streetcar, and the Exception -- Modern Madrigalisms: Elliott Carter and the Aesthetics of Art Song -- The Strange Case of Beethoven's Coriolan: Romantic Aesthetics, Modern Subjectivity, and the Cult of Shakespeare -- Tolstoy's Beethoven, Beethoven's Tolstoy: The Kreutzer Sonata -- Subjectivity Unbound: Music, Language, Culture.