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Author Hinton, Stephen.
Title Weill's Musical Theater : Stages of Reform.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.

Author Hinton, Stephen.
Subject Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Musical theater -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (587 pages)
Note Print version record.
Summary In the first musicological study of Kurt Weill's complete stage works, Stephen Hinton charts the full range of theatrical achievements by one of twentieth-century musical theater's key figures. Hinton shows how Weill's experiments with a range of genres-from one-act operas and plays with music to Broadway musicals and film-opera-became an indispensable part of the reforms he promoted during his brief but intense career. Confronting the divisive notion of "two Weills"--One European, the other American-Hinton adopts a broad and inclusive perspective, establishing criteria that allow aspects of co.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. Biographical Notes; 2. The Busoni Connection; 3. One-Act Operas; 4 . "Songspiel"; 5. Plays with Music; 6. Epic Opera; 7. Didactic Theater ("Lehrstuck"); 8. Stages of Exile; 9. Musical Plays; 10. Stage vs. Screen; 11. American Opera; 12. Concept and Commitment; Coda; Appendix: Weill's Works for Stage or Screen; Abbreviations; Notes; Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780520951839 (electronic bk.)
0520951832 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786613520760
OCLC # 775871182
Additional Format Print version: 9780520271777

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