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Author Morrison, Simon Alexander, 1964-

Title Russian opera and the symbolist movement / Simon Morrison
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 362 pages) : illustrations
Series California studies in 20th-century music ; 2
California studies in 20th-century music ; 2
Contents Chaikovsky and decadence -- Rimsky-Korsakov and religious syncretism -- Scriabin and theurgy -- Prokofiev and mimesis
Summary An aesthetic, historical, and theoretical study of four scores, this book is a groundbreaking and imaginative treatment of the important yet neglected topic of Russian opera in the Silver Age. The text explores how Russian symbolist poets interpreted opera and prompted operatic innovation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Opera -- Russia (Federation) -- 20th century.
Symbolism (Literary movement) -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001003293
ISBN 0520927265 (electronic bk.)
0585419590 (electronic bk.)
9780520927261 (electronic bk.)
9780585419596 (electronic bk.)