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The Resource Blackness in opera, edited by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor

Blackness in opera, edited by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor

Label
Blackness in opera
Title
Blackness in opera
Statement of responsibility
edited by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Blackness in Opera critically examines the intersections of race and music in the multifaceted genre of opera. A diverse cross-section of scholars places well-known operas (Porgy and Bess, Aida, Treemonisha) alongside lesser-known works such as Frederick Delius's Koanga, William Grant Still's Blue Steel, and Clarence Cameron White's Ouanga! to reveal a new historical context for re-imagining race and blackness in opera. The volume brings a wide-ranging, theoretically informed, interdisciplinary approach to questions about how blackness has been represented in these operas, issues surrounding characterization of blacks, interpretation of racialized roles by blacks and whites, controversies over race in the theatre and the use of blackface, and extensions of blackness along the spectrum from grand opera to musical theatre and film. In addition to essays by scholars, the book also features reflections by renowned American tenor George Shirley"--Publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
782.1089/96
Index
index present
LC call number
ML1700
LC item number
.B53 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • André, Naomi Adele
  • Bryan, Karen M.
  • Saylor, Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blacks in opera
  • Opera
  • MUSIC
  • MUSIC
  • Blacks in opera
  • Opera
Label
Blackness in opera, edited by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor
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
Introduction: representing blackness on the operatic stage -- From Otello to Porgy: blackness, masculinity, and morality in opera / Naomi André -- Hearing the other in The masque of blackness / Sarah Schmalenberger -- Nationalism, racial difference, and "Egyptian" meaning in Verdi's Aida / Christopher R. Gauthier and Jennifer McFarlane-Harris -- Race, "realism," and fate in Frederick Delius's Koanga / Eric Saylor -- Political currents and black culture in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha / Ann Sears -- Clarence Cameron White's Ouanga! in the world of the Harlem Renaissance / Karen M. Bryan -- New paradigms in William Grant Still's Blue steel / Gayle Murchison -- Performers in Catfish Row: Porgy and Bess as collaboration / Gwynne Kuhner Brown -- Searching for "authenticity" in Paul Bowles's Denmark Vesey / Melissa J. de Graaf -- The politics of color in Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones / Melinda Boyd -- Performing race in Ernst Krenek's Jonny spielt auf / Jonathan O. Wipplinger -- Il rodolfo nero, or the masque of blackness / George Shirley
Control code
822890086
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252093890
Lccn
2011027787
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 421419
  • 22573/ctt2mxh0b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822890086
Label
Blackness in opera, edited by Naomi Andre, Karen M. Bryan, and Eric Saylor
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
Introduction: representing blackness on the operatic stage -- From Otello to Porgy: blackness, masculinity, and morality in opera / Naomi André -- Hearing the other in The masque of blackness / Sarah Schmalenberger -- Nationalism, racial difference, and "Egyptian" meaning in Verdi's Aida / Christopher R. Gauthier and Jennifer McFarlane-Harris -- Race, "realism," and fate in Frederick Delius's Koanga / Eric Saylor -- Political currents and black culture in Scott Joplin's Treemonisha / Ann Sears -- Clarence Cameron White's Ouanga! in the world of the Harlem Renaissance / Karen M. Bryan -- New paradigms in William Grant Still's Blue steel / Gayle Murchison -- Performers in Catfish Row: Porgy and Bess as collaboration / Gwynne Kuhner Brown -- Searching for "authenticity" in Paul Bowles's Denmark Vesey / Melissa J. de Graaf -- The politics of color in Oscar Hammerstein's Carmen Jones / Melinda Boyd -- Performing race in Ernst Krenek's Jonny spielt auf / Jonathan O. Wipplinger -- Il rodolfo nero, or the masque of blackness / George Shirley
Control code
822890086
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780252093890
Lccn
2011027787
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 421419
  • 22573/ctt2mxh0b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822890086

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