Articles about Dramaturgy

Chekhov's "The Seagull" and Thomas Pasatieri's "The Seagull"
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 137-142

The author of the article makes a study of how Anton Chekhov's famous play "The Seagull" is interpreted in the opera with the same by American composer Thomas Pasatieri based on the libretto of K. Elmsley (1972). The process of ...

On the Genre-Related Dramaturgy of Frideric Chopin's Nocturne in G Minor, opus 15
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2016) , No. 1, pp. 76-82

The author examines the issues of definition of the inner form in Frideric Chopin's music, approaching its understanding by means of interaction of two genres which are significant for the music of the Polish composer - the mazurka and the ...

Little steps: The absurdity of "A Chorus Line"
Studies in Musical Theatre (2016) Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 105-116

By tracing some of the ways that Michael Bennett's choreographic dramaturgy telescoped, refracted and collapsed the presumed dimensions of musical theatrical space, identity and emotion, this critical rumination listens for the experimental echoes in "A Chorus Line." Explicating how "A ...

Lightning Rod
Opera News (2015) Vol. 80, No. 2, pp. 28-31

"First of all," he says, in his precise, lightly accented but fully idiomatic English, "when we talk about this, we have to dive into the staging question. Because E-flat major, for Mozart, was a key that was about human dignity, ...

The Specific Features of the Timbre Dramaturgy of Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 1, pp. 108-119

The originality of the dramaturgical solution of Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony is seen by the author of the article in that the composer for the first time in the history of European music broadly incorporates means of a unique kind ...

From Alexander Izosimov's Vocal Cycle "Songs of the Wonderful Stranger" to Paintings by Svetlana and Sabir Gadzhiev
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 4, pp. 43-48

The "Songs of the Wonderful Stranger" by St. Petersburg-based composer Alexander Izosimov (b. 1958) represent a special genre--a vocal relay for four soloists with piano. According to the composer's plan "the soloists mimic passing a baton from one to another," ...

The Musical Oeuvres of V. A. Pashkevich And 18th Century European Opera Theater
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2015) , No. 3, pp. 113-119

The article examines the process of development of 18th century Russian opera. On the example of V. A. Pashkevich's operas "The Miser" and "The St. Petersburg Shopping Arcade" the author analyzes parallels in the development of Western European and Russian ...

The Religious Symbolic Aspects of Dramaturgy, The Image of the Main Protagonist and the Interpretation of his Teaching in Olivier Messiaen's Opera-Mystery "St. Francis of Assisi"
Problemy Muzykal'noj Nauki (2014) , No. 4, pp. 25-30

The author of the article discloses the religious symbolic aspects of dramaturgy in Olivier Messiaen's opera-mystery "St. Francis of Assisi." An analysis of the libretto and the texts of the hymns as well as a characterization of St. Francis and ...