Baur, Steven, Knapp, Raymond & Warwick, Jacqueline: Musicological Identities (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Subtitle: Essays in Honor of Susan McClary

Department: Biographies & Reference Books - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Tribute to Susan McClary, Rose Rosengard Subotnik; Introduction, Steven Baur, Raymond Knapp and Jacqueline Warwick. Part I Musical Identities: Gender Sexuality and Race: Value and meaning in The Magic Flute, Lawrence Kramer; Whirling fanatics: orientalism, politics, and religious rivalry in western operatic representation of the orient, Nasser Al-Taee; Reveling in the rubble: where is the love?, George Lipsitz; 'Waltz me round again Willie': gender, ideology and the waltz in the Gilded Age, Steven Baur; 'And the colored girls sing': backup singers and the case of the Blossoms, Jacqueline Warwick; The universe will tell you what it needs: being, time, Sondheim, Paul Attinello. Part II Music and Temporality: Making time – the soundtrack and narrative time, Daniel Goldmark; Sleights of time in the music of Cassandra Wilson, Charles Hiroshi Garrett; Temporal turntables: on temporality and corporeality in dance culture, Stan Hawkins; Resisting the sublime: loose synchronization in La Belle et la Bête and The Dark Side of Oz, John Richardson; Of railroads, Beethoven and Victorian modernity, Ruth A. Solie; Marking time in Pacific Overtures: reconciling East, West and history within the theatrical now of a Broadway musical, Raymond Knapp. Part III Reinventing Analysis: 3 little essays on evanescence, Mitchell Morris; Gender sonics: the voice of Patsy Cline, Richard Leppert; Shoddy equipment for living? Deconstructing Tin Pan Alley song, Rose Rosengard Subotnik; Musicology beyond the score and the performance: making sense of the creak on Miles Davis's 'Old Folks', David Atke; Uninvited: gender, schizophrenia and Alanis Morissette, Robert Walker; Index.