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By Marcia J. Citron

Opera can display anything basic a few movie, and movie can do an identical for an opera, argues Marcia J. Citron. established by way of the kinds of favor, Subjectivity, and wish, this quantity advances our realizing of the aesthetics of the opera/film stumble upon. Case reports of a various array of significant repertoire together with mainstream movie, opera-film, and postmodernist pastiche are provided. Citron makes use of Werner Wolf's thought of intermediality to probe the jobs of opera and picture once they mix. The ebook additionally refines and expands film-music services, and info the influence of an opera's musical variety at the that means of a movie. Drawing on cinematic traditions of Hollywood, France, and Britain, the research explores Coppola's Godfather trilogy, Jewison's Moonstruck, Nichols's nearer, Chabrol's l. a. Cérémonie, Schlesinger's Sunday, Bloody Sunday, Boyd's Aria, and Ponnelle's opera-films.

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