When Opera Meets Film (Cambridge Studies in Opera)

When Opera Meets Film Cambridge Studies in Opera Opera can reveal something fundamental about a film and film can do the same for an opera argues Marcia J Citron Structured by the categories of Style Subjectivity and Desire this volume advances

  • Title: When Opera Meets Film (Cambridge Studies in Opera)
  • Author: Marcia J. Citron
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Opera can reveal something fundamental about a film, and film can do the same for an opera, argues Marcia J Citron Structured by the categories of Style, Subjectivity, and Desire, this volume advances our understanding of the aesthetics of the opera film encounter Case studies of a diverse array of important repertoire including mainstream film, opera film, and postmodeOpera can reveal something fundamental about a film, and film can do the same for an opera, argues Marcia J Citron Structured by the categories of Style, Subjectivity, and Desire, this volume advances our understanding of the aesthetics of the opera film encounter Case studies of a diverse array of important repertoire including mainstream film, opera film, and postmodernist pastiche are presented Citron uses Werner Wolf s theory of intermediality to probe the roles of opera and film when they combine The book also refines and expands film music functions, and details the impact of an opera s musical style on the meaning of a film Drawing on cinematic traditions of Hollywood, France, and Britain, the study explores Coppola s Godfather trilogy, Jewison s Moonstruck, Nichols s Closer, Chabrol s La C r monie, Schlesinger s Sunday, Bloody Sunday, Boyd s Aria, and Ponnelle s opera films.

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