Bertagnolli, Paul: Prometheus in Music (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9780754654681

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Subtitle: Representations of the Myth in the Romantic Era

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

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Contents: Promethean legacies: the myth in literature and music prior to the Romantic era; Gesture and convention in Beethoven's ballet d'action; Three settings of Goethe's Transgressive Ode; Towards a philosophy of history: Liszt's Prometheus music; The French Prometheus; Atheism, Wagnerism, and eroticism in Parry's Scenes from Shelley's Prometheus Unbound; Conservatism assimilates the Prometheus myth: concert overtures by Bargiel and Goldmark; Select bibliography; Index.