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Author Davis, Andrew C., 1973-

Title Il trittico, Turandot, and Puccini's late style / Andrew Davis
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 309 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Musical meaning and interpretation
Musical meaning and interpretation.
Contents Stylistic plurality, narrative, levels of discourse, and voice -- The romantic style in late Puccini -- Expressive uses of convention in Il tabarro -- Formal multivalence in Suor angelica -- Humor and filmic effects in the structure of Gianni Schicchi -- Puccini's solution : integrating the conventional and unconventional
Summary Giacomo Puccini is one of the most frequently performed and best loved of all operatic composers. In Il Trittico, Turandot, and Puccini's Late Style, Andrew Davis takes on the subject of Puccini's last two works to better understand how the composer creates meaning through the juxtaposition of the conventional and the unfamiliar -- situating Puccini in past operatic traditions and modern European musical theater. Davis asserts that hearing Puccini's late works within the context of la solita forma allows
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Trittico.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Turandot.
SUBJECT Trittico (Puccini, Giacomo) fast
Turandot (Puccini, Giacomo) fast
Subject Opera -- 20th century
MUSIC -- Genres & Styles -- Opera.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010003084
ISBN 9780253004727