The Operas of LeoÅ¡ JanÃ¡cek presents the comprehensive analysis of LeoÅ¡ JanÃ¡cek's operas. This book presents a concise account of JanÃ¡cek's extraordinary musical background and development as an operatic composer.
Organized into seven chapters, this book begins with an overview of JanÃ¡cek's visit to the London Zoo in 1926, which profoundly influenced his very personal compositional style when he recorded the different cries and sounds of animals in musical notation. This text then describes the nature of JanÃ¡cek's last two operas, which are characterized by emotional stresses, psychological conflicts, and the turbulence of text and music. Other chapters describe pastoral symphony of the opera The Cunning Little Vixen, which is a touching and sincere tribute to the basic unity of all living creatures of nature. This book discusses as well the characteristic explosive musical prose writing of JanÃ¡cek.
This book is a valuable resource for musicians, instrumentalists, and co
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|Size: ||48.1 MB|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781483149851 (DRM-PDF)|
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