Literary Sources of Nineteenth Century Musical Orientalism: The Hypnotic Spell of the Exotic on Music of the Romantic Period

Literary Sources of Nineteenth Century Musical Orientalism: The Hypnotic Spell of the Exotic on Music of the Romantic Period

By: Jonathan David Little (author)Hardback

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List of Illustrations; Foreword by Emeritus Professor Dolores M. Hsu; Prefatory Remarks and Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Oriental Dreams: The Romantic Outlook and 'Oriental' Literature; Chapter 2: Three Oriental Literary Sources:; a) The Bible; b) Salammbo; c) Lalla Rookh; Chapter 3: Arabian Nights; Chapter 4: Musical Instruments suggestive of the Ancient Orient; Appendix - Landmarks of Musical Orientalism; A Selected chronological list of operatic and orchestral works with some relation to 'Oriental' themes; Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/04/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780773415539
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 404
  • ID: 9780773415539
  • ISBN10: 077341553X

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