CHAPTER 12 Cutting Things Down to Size
Russian Realism (Musorgsky, Chaikovsky); Opéra Lyrique; Operetta, Verismo
To continue the argument of the previous chapter, the concept of “comedization” can accommodate without contradiction not only realism but also some other developments in European musical theater that on the face of it seem quite incompatible with realism. A defining moment for the concept, a sort of limiting case, was a creative crisis that unexpectedly intervened in the work of the century's most committed musical realist, altering the course of his career.
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- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 12 Cutting Things Down to Size." The Oxford History of Western Music. Oxford University Press. New York, USA. n.d. Web. 24 Jul. 2014. <http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume3/actrade-9780195384833-chapter-012.xml>.
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- Taruskin, R. (n.d.). Chapter 12 Cutting Things Down to Size. In Oxford University Press, Music in the Nineteenth Century. New York, USA. Retrieved 24 Jul. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume3/actrade-9780195384833-chapter-012.xml
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- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 12 Cutting Things Down to Size." In Music in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford University Press. (New York, USA, n.d.). Retrieved 24 Jul. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume3/actrade-9780195384833-chapter-012.xml