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Title Opera indigene : re/presenting First Nations and indigenous cultures / edited by Pamela Karantonis and Dylan Robinson.

Published Farnham : Ashgate, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  782.1089 OPER    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxvi, 357 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera.
Ashgate interdisciplinary studies in opera.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part 1. Critical and comparative contexts: opera's colonizing force and decolonizing potential -- Orpheus conquistador / Nicholas Till -- Decentering opera: early twenty-first-century indigenous production / Beverley Diamond -- "Singing from the margins": postcolonial themes in "Voss" and "Waiting for the barbarians" / Michael Halliwell -- Performativity, mimesis, and indigenous opera / Pamela Karantonis -- Part 2. Australian perspectives -- "To didj or not to didj": exploring indigenous representation in Australian music theater works by Margaret Sutherland and Andrew Schultz / Anne Boyd -- Giving voice to the un-voiced "witch" and the "Heart of nothingness": Moya Henderson's "Lindy" / Linda Kouvaras -- The Eighth wonder: exploratins of place and voice / Anne Power --Part 3. Indianism in the Americas -- "Indianismo" in Brazilian romantic opera: shifting ideologies of national foundation / Marcia Alice Volpe -- Native songs, Indianist styles and the processes of music idealization / Tara Browner -- Composed and produced in the American west, 1912-1913: two operatic portrayals of first nations cultures / Catherine Parsons Smith --Part 4. Canadian perspectives -- Assimilation, integration and individuation: the evolution of first nations musical citizenship in Canadian opera / Mary I. Ingraham -- "Too much white man in it": aesthetic colonization in "Tzinquaw" / Alison Greene -- Peaceful surface, monstrous depths: Barbara Pentland and Dorothy Livesay's "The Lake" / Dylan Robinson -- The politics of genre: exposing historical tensions in Harry Somers's "Louis Riel" / Colleen L. Renihan --Part 5. New creation and collaborative processes -- Creating "Pimooteewin" / Robin Elliott -- After McPhee: Evan Ziporyn's "A House in Bali" / Victoria Vaughan -- West coast first peoples and "The Magic Flute": tracing the journey of a cross-cultural collaboration / Robert McQueen -- "Pecan Summer": the process of making new indigenous opera in Australia / Deborah cheetham and Daniel Browning.
Other author Karantonis, Pamela.
Robinson, Dylan.
Subject Opera -- Anthropological aspects.
Opera -- Australia.
Opera -- Canada.
Indigenous peoples in popular culture -- Australia.
Indigenous peoples in popular culture -- Canada.
ISBN 9780754669890 (hbk.) £65.00
0754669890 (hbk.) £65.00