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Title:
Janáček and his world
Author:
Beckerman, Michael Brim, 1951-
Publication Information:
Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
x, 316 pages : illustrations, music, genealogical table ; 24 cm.
General Note:
"The Bard Music Festival Princeton Paperbacks"--P. [4] of cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction. Janáček and our world / Michael Beckerman -- pt. 1. Essays. The cultural politics of language and music : Max Brod and Leoš Janáček / Leon Botstein -- How Janáček composed operas / John Tyrrell -- Janáček and the captured muse / Diane M. Paige -- Reinterpreting Janáček and Kamila : Dangerous liaisons in Czech fin-de-siècle music and literature / Geoffrey Chew -- A Turk and a Moravian in Prague : Janáček's Brouček and the perils of musical patriotism / Derek Katz -- Zdenka Janáčková's memoirs and the fallacy of music as autobiography / Paul Wingfield -- Janáček's vizitka / Michael Beckerman -- pt. 2. Janáček's writings / translated by Véronique Firkušný-Callegari and Tatiana Firkušný; introduced, and with commentary, by Michael Beckerman. Introduction : Janáček--Writer / Michael Beckerman -- Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner (1884-1885) ; My Luhačovice (1903) ; Last year and this year (1905) ; An example from Podskalí (1909) ; Whitsunday 1910 in Prague (1910) ; Stage direction (1918) ; Janáček on naturalism (1924-1925) / Leoš Janáček.
ISBN:
9780691116754

9780691116761
Format :
Book

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