Art and ideology in European opera

essays in honour of Julian Rushton by Rachel Cowgill

Publisher: Boydell Press in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK, Rochester, NY

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  • Ideology in opera
  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rachel Cowgill, David Cooper & Clive Brown
    ContributionsRushton, Julian
    LC ClassificationsML1720.1 .A78 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24866412M
    ISBN 101843835673
    ISBN 109781843835677
    LC Control Number2011560967

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Art and Ideology in European Opera Book Description: Opera, that most extravagant of the performing arts, is infused with the contexts of power-brokering and cultural display in which it was conceived and experienced. Essays highlight the interplay between opera, art and ideology across three centuries.

Three broad themes are opened up from a variety of approaches: nationalism, cosmopolitanism and national opera. Art and Ideology in European Opera: Essays in Honour of Julian Rushton - University of Huddersfield Repository Opera, that most extravagant of the performing arts, is infused with the contexts of power-brokering and cultural display in which it was conceived and by: 4.

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Essays highlight the interplay between opera, art and ideology across three centuries. Three broad themes are opened up from a variety of approaches: nationalism, cosmopolitanism and national opera; opera, class and the politics of enlightenment; and opera and otherness.

Art and Ideology in European Opera: Essays in Honour of Julian Rushton. By Rachel Cowgill, David Cooper and Clive Brown. Abstract. Opera, that most extravagant of the performing arts, is infused with the contexts of power-brokering and cultural display in which it was conceived and experienced.

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These artists favoured themes that were bizarre, pathetic, or extravagantly. The arts deviated from the preceding conventions of the classical style as creativity, rebellion, and ingenuity became more important and Romanticism developed.

Romanticism in Germany in the late eighteenth century to early 19th century contributed to the rise of German nationalism and helped its people feel proud of their country. The economic and social changes of the early 20th century greatly influenced the North American and European worldview which, in turn, shaped the development of new styles of art.

Artists began to question and experiment with themes of reality, perspective, space and time, and representation. From the secularization of Europe and the Enlightenment project of 'civilization' to the contemporary preoccupation with ecological catastrophes or the end of history, A Short History of Western Ideology carves out the central elements of western ideology.

It focuses on a wide variety of issues including religion, colonialism, race and gender. Jane Fulcher is Professor of Musicology at Indiana University.

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