Richard Strauss - C (Central Asia Book Series)

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The musical-historical context of the German composer and his world are discussed from the perspectives of musical-stylistic influences, tonal language, relationships with contemporaries, and political contexts. Specific pieces instrumental and operatic are studied from many approaches: structural a

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""Gilliam, perhaps now the leading North American expert on Strauss's operas . . . has assembled a group of authors who collectively present what is undoubtedly a major contribution to Strauss studies."--Scott Warfield, "Notes

""What better way for musicology to mark the twentieth century's final, self-questioning stages than . . . to reevaluate Richard Strauss?"--Arnold Whittall, "Times Literary Supplement

""Bryan Gilliam's compilation of essays on Richard Strauss's life and work promises broad scope and exciting reading."--Lydia D. Rohmer, "Brio"

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Bryan Gilliam is a Bass Professor in Humanities at Duke University, North Carolina. He is the author of Richard Strauss's Elektra (1996) and The Life of Richard Strauss (Cambridge University Press, 1999) and editor of a number of books, including Music and Performance during the Weimar Republic (Cambridge University Press, 1994) and Music, Image, Gesture (2005). His numerous book chapters and articles include the biographical entry on Richard Strauss in The Revised New Grove Dictionary of Music. He serves on the Strauss editorial board in Munich and has given lectures in the US, Austria, Germany, and the UK.

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