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The Resource Ombra : Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century

Ombra : Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century

Label
Ombra : Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century
Title
Ombra
Title remainder
Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ombra is the musical language employed when a composer wishes to inspire awe and terror in an audience. Clive McClelland's Ombra: Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century explores the large repertoire of such music, focusing on the eighteenth century and Mozart in particular. He discusses a wide range of examples drawn from theatrical and sacred music, eventually drawing parallels between these features and Edmund Burke's 'sublime of terror, ' thus placing ombra music in an imp
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McClelland, Clive
Dewey number
780.9033
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1704
LC item number
.M33 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Opera
  • Supernatural in opera
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Opera
  • Supernatural in opera
  • Oper
  • Das Übernatürliche
Label
Ombra : Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ombra; Contents; Introduction; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Ombra Music in Context; Chapter 2 Tonality (Opera); Chapter 3 Harmony and Line (Opera); Chapter 4 Tempo and Rhythm (Opera); Chapter 5 Texture, Dynamics and Instrumentation (Opera); Chapter 6 Case Studies in Opera; Chapter 7 Ombra in Sacred Music; Chapter 8 Ombra in Instrumental Music; Chapter 9 Ombra after Mozart; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
854520019
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739169742
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613680853
  • 40020742310
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
368085
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520019
Label
Ombra : Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ombra; Contents; Introduction; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 Ombra Music in Context; Chapter 2 Tonality (Opera); Chapter 3 Harmony and Line (Opera); Chapter 4 Tempo and Rhythm (Opera); Chapter 5 Texture, Dynamics and Instrumentation (Opera); Chapter 6 Case Studies in Opera; Chapter 7 Ombra in Sacred Music; Chapter 8 Ombra in Instrumental Music; Chapter 9 Ombra after Mozart; Appendix A; Appendix B; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
854520019
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739169742
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 9786613680853
  • 40020742310
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
368085
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854520019

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