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Author Roesner, David, author.

Title Musicality in theatre : music as model, method and metaphor in theatre-making / by David Roesner
Published Farnham, Surrey, UK ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera
Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Premises and Promises; 1 Appia -- Musicality and the 'Inner Essence'; 2 Meyerhold -- Theatre 'Organized According to The Music's Laws'; 3 Artaud -- The Musicality of Sound, Voice and Noise; 4 Writing with Your Ears -- The Musicality of Playwriting; 5 Theatre and Jazz; 6 The Eclectic Musicality of Now; Conclusion: Paradoxes of Musicality; Bibliography; Index
Summary Music continues to be immensely influential in key developments of theatrical practices. In this study of musicality in the theatre, David Roesner offers a revised view of the nature of the relationship between music and theatre. The theoretical scope of the book is developed from a wide range of case studies, some of which are re-readings of the classics of theatre history (Appia, Meyerhold, Artaud, Beckett), while others introduce or rediscover less-discussed practitioners such as Joe Chaikin, Thomas Bernhard, Elfriede Jelinek, Michael Thalheimer and Karin Beier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Music in the theater.
Theater -- Production and direction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306923751