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Author Burton, Deborah.

Title Recondite Harmony : Essays on Puccini's Operas / by Deborah Burton.

Published Hillsdale : Pendragon Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (348 pages).
Series Opera Ser. ; v. Volume 3
Opera Ser.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Frontcover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. Part One: Puccini's Musical Techniques; 1: Puccini the Progressive?; 2: Hidden harmonies and pitch resources; 3: Motivic elaboration and the MPI; II. Part Two: Puccini's Operas; 4: An individual voice: traditional and progressive 99 elements in Le villi; 5: The scattered jewels of Edgar; 6: Towards a new country: Form and Deformation in Manon Lescaut; 7: Sfumature: La bohème' s fragmentation and sequential motions; 8: Structural symmetries and reversals in Tosca; 9: Madama Butterfy's transformations.
10: Rhythms and redemption in La fanciulla del West11: La rondine's Masquerades and Modernisms; 12: Amore, dolore e buonumore: dramatic and musical coherence in Il trittico; 13: Dawn at dusk: Puccini's trademarks in Turandot; Appendix: Plot summaries of the operas; Select Bibliography; Index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-318) and index.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Operas.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781576473276 (electronic bk.)
1576473279 (electronic bk.)
9781576472125 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1576472124 (pbk. ; alk. paper)