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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesElektra.
    Statementedited by Derrick Puffett.
    SeriesCambridge opera handbooks
    ContributionsPuffett, Derrick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S93 R485 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2182774M
    ISBN 100521351731, 0521359716
    LC Control Number89000499

    Strauss's opera Elektra took his use of musical dissonance even further. Based on a character from Greek mythology, Elektra is one of the most demanding roles in the dramatic soprano repertoire. It was also the first opera in which Strauss collaborated with the poet Hugo von Hofmannsthal. They subsequently worked together on numerous major works. Opera in one act by Richard Strauss; words by Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Produced: Dresden, Janu Manhattan Opera House, New York, in a French version by Henry Gauthier-Villars, and with Mazarin as Elektra.

      Richard Strauss's Elektra by Bryan Gilliam, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). Discover releases, reviews, track listings, recommendations, and more about Strauss* - Fritz Reiner - Reiner Conducts Richard Strauss - Scenes From Elektra at Discogs. Complete your Strauss* - Fritz Reiner collection.

    Derrick Puffett (Editor). The second part brings the music to the fore. (Cambridge Opera Handbooks). Richard Strauss: Elektra. The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra . Strauss, Richard; Hugo Von Hofmannsthal ELEKTRA Vintage Copy Softcover Berlin Adolph Furstner 0 Very Good in wrappers. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.


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The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra in English. The volume examines the many facets of one of Richard Strauss's most complex operas. First, P. Easterling surveys the mythological background, while Karen Forsyth discusses Hofmannsthal's adaptation of Cited by: 4.

The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra in English. The volume examines the many facets of one of Richard Strauss's most complex operas. First, P. Easterling surveys the mythological background, while Karen Forsyth discusses Hofmannsthal's adaptation of his : Derrick Puffett.

Overview Elektra, Op. 58, is a one-act opera by Richard Strauss, to a German-language libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, which he adapted from his drama Elektra.

The opera was the first of many collaborations between Strauss and Hofmannsthal. It was first performed at the Dresden State Opera on Janu Pages: InRichard Strauss attended a theatrical production of Elektra adapted by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Strauss immediately recognized Elektra’s potential as an opera and in began the first of several collaborations with librettist Hofmannsthal.1 The modern tonal language of Elektra elicited mixed audience reactions at the premiere in Wossidlos Opern -Bibliothek Richard Strauss Elektra No by Wossidlo, W.: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available Richard Strauss at Elektra in Full Score book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Composed in – to a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Elektr /5(10). Richard Strauss, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Wiener Philharmoniker, Inge Borkh, Jean Madeira, Max Lorenz, Lisa della Casa - Strauss: Elektra - Music5/5(4). Richard Strauss’s Elektra () was one of the earliest works to make use of polytonality; in certain passages the instruments and voice parts are grouped into layers, each of which defines a different tonality, or key, although in this case all of the keys can also be.

'Elektra' Synopsis: The Story of Richard Strauss' One-Act Opera Composed by  Richard Strauss (), "Elektra" is a one-act opera set in ancient Greece. It premiered at the Dresden State Opera on Jan.

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All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. Elektra (Strauss) – Wikipedia. Electra or Elektra (Ancient Greek: Ἠλέκτρα, Ēlektra) is a Greek tragedy by date is not known, but various stylistic similarities with the Philoctetes ( BC) and the Oedipus at Colonus ( BC) lead scholars to suppose that it was written towards the end of Sophocles' career.

Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it recounts the tale of Electra and Characters: Orestes, Electra, Chrysothemis, old. According to one authority on Strauss’s masterpiece, Hofmannsthal drew largely from Sophocles but deliberately chose details from the other two Greek tragedians whenever they strengthened his portrayal of the scenes or of the characterizations.[^1] This information is true[^2] but fails to mention that the librettist omitted the meaning of the play.

Hofmannsthal followed Sophocles’ story. by Hugo von Hofmansthal [i.e. Hofmannsthal] ; music by Richard Strauss ; English version by Alfred Kalisch. Uniform Title Elektra. Libretto. English & German Language English, German. German and English text on opposite pages.

Imprint [New York]: Boosey & Hawkes, c Physical description 67 p. Richard Strauss: Elektra (Cambridge Opera Handbooks) by Derrick Puffett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Elektra was the fourth of fifteen operas by Strauss and opened his successful partnership with the librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Gilliam's study of this major work examines its musical-historical context and also provides a detailed analysis of some of its musical features. Elektra’s score by Richard Strauss heightens the dramatic tension of the plot and will leave you feeling unsettled in the best way possible.

In one of Strauss’s most inventive scores yet, Elektra is an intense and powerful piece not to be missed. Elektra, Op. 58 by Richard Strauss Written: ; Germany Live recording from the Grosses Festspielhaus, Salzburg Festival, Elektra - Iréne Theorin Skip navigation Sign in.

Maybe Strauss' 'Elektra' A gruesome tale of one very dysfunctional family, courtesy of Richard Strauss' intense one-act opera. Hear An Introduction To The Opera Listen This page lists all recordings of Elektra by Richard Strauss ().5/5.

Summary: Study of Richard Strauss' opera "Elektra", providing an evaluation of the work and examining its tonal structure, its place in German opera, the critical response it received and the relationship between Strauss and the librettist Hugo von Hofmannsthal.

Published on Richard Strauss opera ELEKTRA State Opera of South Australia conducted by Richard Armstrong sung by Marilyn Zschau, Yvonne Minton kjkand Claire Primrose, designed by. The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra in English.

The volume examines the many facets of one of Richard Strauss's most complex operas. First, P. E. Easterling surveys the mythological background, while Karen Forsyth discusses Hofmannsthal's adaptation of his sources/5(3).The contributions to this handbook bring together a full-length study of Elektra in English.

The volume examines the many facets of one of Richard Strauss's most complex operas.