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xii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Abstract Dedication Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Cultural Obsession The Making of China's National Icon The Rise of an All-Female Utopia National Identity and the Formation of the Gender Aesthetics Chapter 3. Mao's "Gender Trouble" The Downfall of the Cross-Gender Performance Tradition From Theatre to Reality: Normalization of Female Masculinity The Production of a Social Taboo Chapter 4. The Revival White Faced Gentleman: The Unofficial Return of Nandan "Natural Selection" in the Aesthetic Regime: The Return of Traditional Femininity The Mainstreaming of Drag in Popular Media Chapter 5. The New Generation "Two Spirited" M. Butterfly The Superwoman Within Intersex Occasional Cross-Gender Training "Double Standard" Employment Opportunities Relationships Success Chapter 6. Rebel or Follow When Theatre and Biology Intersect Interplay: Desires, Identities and Transgression Make Believe: Creating a Psychological Truth The Performed and the Innate The Drama of Reality Sexual Artifice in Gender Transgression Chapter 7. Conclusion References Appendix A. Major interview questions Appendix B. List of Interviewees Appendix C. Glossary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138057906 20171201
Cross-Gender China, the outcome of more than twenty years of theatrical and sociological research, deconstructs the cultural implications of cross-gender performance in today's China. The recent revival in male-to-female cross-gender nandan performance in Chinese theatre raises a multitude of questions: it may suggest new gender dynamics, or new readings of old aesthetic traditions in new socio-cultural contexts. Interrogating the positions of the gender being performed and the gender doing the performing, this volume gives a broad cultural account of the contexts in which this unique performance style has found new life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138057906 20171201
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xvii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Acknowledgements List of Musical Works Introduction List of Musical Figures Chapter 1: The Voices of Eve (Gen. chapters 2-3) Chapter 2: Noah and the Flood (Gen. chaps. 6-9) Chapter 3: The Abraham-Sarah Narratives (Gen. chaps. 12-22) Chapter 4: Rebecca at the Well (Gen. chap. 24) Chapter 5: Joseph and his Brothers (Gen. chaps. 37-47) Appendix of Additional Works Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780567673732 20180122
This volume examines the stories of Genesis in music, showing how musical settings can illuminate many of the Bible's most noted tales. Helen Leneman studies oratorios, operas and songs (as well as their librettos) to shed light on how Genesis has been understood and experienced over time. Examining an extensive range of musical settings of stories from the book of Genesis, Leneman offers an overview of chiefly 19th and 20th century musical engagements with this biblical text. Leneman first discusses how Eve's inner thoughts are explored by noted French composers Jules Massenet and Gabriel Faure. The text then enters the deep waters of Noah's flood in examination of several compositions, including two unusual settings by Igor Stravinsky and Benjamin Britten, as well as more conventional settings by Saint-Saens and Donizetti. Two major 19th century oratorio settings of Abraham's story by lesserknown German composers Martin Blumner and Karl Mangold provide fascinating illuminations of the Abraham narratives, whereas parts of Rebecca's story are found in works by Cesar Franck, Ferdinand Hiller, and most unusually, by a French woman composer, Celanie Carissan. Finally, Leneman shows how Joseph's story was set in numerous oratorios (including by Handel) but that one of the most important works based on his story is an opera by 18th century French composer Etienne Mehul. In addition to discussing these larger 19th century works, Leneman also examines several interesting atonal 20th century works based on the stories of Eve and the Flood, shedding new light on the history of the interpretation of the Book of Genesis.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780567673732 20180122
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xxx, 208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Prologue: Into the Abyss - Batavia 2. Failure: The Establishing of Colonial Myths - Voss 3. The Bush - The Ghost Wife, Whitsunday, Fly away Peter 4. Postwar Disillusion - The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Cloudstreet 5. New Beginnings - Bride of Fortune, The Riders 6. Cultural Renaissance - The Eighth Wonder 7. Suburban Dreams and Nightmares - The Children's Bach, Love in the Age of Therapy, Midnight Son 8. Journey to Salvation - Lindy, Bliss 9. Silenced Voices Sing - Black River, Pecan Summer, The Rabbits.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472433275 20171218
Opera has been performed in Australia for more than two hundred years, yet none of the operas written before the Second World War have become part of the repertoire, and it is only in the late 1970s and early 1980s that there is evidence of the successful systematic production of indigenous opera. The premiere of Voss by Richard Meale and David Malouf in 1986 was a watershed in the staging and reception of new opera, and there has been a diverse series of new works staged in the last thirty years, not only by the national company, but also by thriving regional institutions. The emergence of a thriving operatic tradition in contemporary Australia is inextricably enmeshed in Australian cultural consciousness and issues of national identity. In this study of 18 representative contemporary operas, Michael Halliwell elucidates the ways in which the operas reflect and engage with the issues facing contemporary Australians. Stylistically these 18 operas vary greatly. The musical idiom is diverse, ranging from works in a modernist idiom such as The Ghost Wife, Whitsunday, Fly away Peter, Black River, Bride of Fortune, with Voss, Batavia, Bliss, Lindy, Midnight Son, The Riders, The Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, The Children's Bach being works which straddle several musical styles, to operas which draw strongly on musical theatre, such as The Eighth Wonder, Pecan Summer, The Rabbits, Cloudstreet, with Love in the Age of Therapy couched in a predominantly jazz idiom. While some of them are overtly political, all, at least tangentially, deal with recent cultural politics in Australia and offer sharply differing perspectives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472433275 20171218
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4. Objects in space [2017]

Book
i, 298 pages ; 23 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
Book
xvii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Oper und Gesellschaft
  • Was trägt die etablierte Hochkultur zur Regionalentwicklung bei? Die wirtschaftliche Bedeutung von Opernhäusern / Oliver Falck, Michael Fritsch und Stephan Heblich
  • Politik, Gesellschaft und Oper im 20. Jahrhundert / Udo Bermbach
  • Gesellschaftliche Umbrüche und soziale Transformationen
  • Die Wiener Staatsoper zwischen Österreich-Ideologie und Kaltem Krieg : zur Politisierung des Wiederaufbaus des Operngebäudes, 1945-1955 / Fritz Trümpi
  • Emotionen und Konfrontationen : Saalschlachten in Oper und Konzert in Grossbritannien des 19. Jahrhunderts / Sven Oliver Müller
  • Kulturelle und soziale Rahmenbedingungen
  • Bizet, Bach und Beyoncé : Hochkulturelle Musik in grenzüberschreitenden Geschmackskombinationen / Debora Eicher und Katharina Kunissen
  • Das Kulturpublikum im städtischen Kontext : Wie sich das Publikum der Oper von anderen Kulturpublika unterscheidet / Karl-Heinz Reuband
  • Massenmedien als Vermittlungsinstanz
  • Nicht auf verlorenem Posten : Entwicklungen des Zeitungsfeuilletons und Wünsche des Opernpublikums an die Kulturberichterstattung / Gunter Reus und Lars Hardcn
  • Opernkritiker : geheime Verführer oder entfremdete Elite? Eine Inhalts- und Wirkungsanalyse von Opernrezensionen / Wolfgang Schweiger
  • Motive des Opernbesuchs und ihre soziokulturellen Prägungen
  • Wer geht warum in die Oper? Sozialstruktur und Motive des Opernbesuchs / Jörg Rössel und Michael Hoelscher
  • Der Opernbesuch als soziale Angelegenheit : zur kommunikativen Konstruktion eines 'unmöglichen Kunstwerks' / Joachim R. Höflich
  • Erwartungen an den Opernbesuch, Inszenierungsstile und Vermittlungsformen
  • Erneuerung der Oper aus dem Geist der Moderne? Das Regietheater und sein Publikum / Karl-Heinz Reuband
  • Oper für alle? Open Air-Veranstaltungen als Einstieg in das Opernerlebnis : das Beispiel der Bayerischen Staatsoper München / Jörn Hering.
Music Library
Book
1 online resource.
  • Introduction, 1. World Heritage Inscription and Social Value, 2. Social Value and Iconicity, 3. Participatory Culture and Socio-Visual Value, 4. Mediating Identity: Telling and Critiquing, 5. Mediating Experience: Making and Trading, 6. Mediating Time: Visiting and Capturing, 7. Entangled Significance: Personal Tributes, 8. Recognising Networked Significance in Heritage.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472469892 20171023
This book develops new and innovative methods for understanding the cultural significance of places such as the World Heritage listed Sydney Opera House. By connecting participatory media, visual culture and social value, Cristina Garduno Freeman contributes to a fast-growing body of scholarship on digital heritage and the popular reception of architecture. In this, her first book, she opens up a fresh perspective on heritage, as well as the ways in which people relate to architecture via participation on social media. Social media sites such as YouTube, Pinterest, Wikipedia, Facebook and Flickr, as well as others become places for people to express their connections with places, for example, the Sydney Opera House. Garduno Freeman analyses real-world examples, from souvenirs to opera-house-shaped cakes, and untangles the tangible and intangible ways in which the significance of heritage is created, disseminated and maintained. As people's encounters with World Heritage become increasingly mediated by the digital sphere there is a growing imperative for academics, professionals and policy-makers to understand the social value of significant places. This book would be beneficial to academics, students and professionals of architecture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472469892 20171023
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7. Reset [2016]

Video
1 online resource (streaming video file) (114 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound Sound: digital. Digital: video file; MPEG-4; Flash.
A riveting documentary on the creative process, RESET depicts renowned choreographer and dancer Benjamin Millepied (best known for choreographing the dance sequences in Black Swan) as he creates a ballet for his first gala as artistic director of the Paris Opera Ballet.
Book
1 online resource.
  • Foreword by Keith Jameson Introduction - Why Light Opera? Chapter 1 - Defining Light Opera Chapter 2 - Singing Light Opera Chapter 3 - Acting and Dialogue Chapter 4 - Dance and Movement Chapter 5 - Stylistic Considerations Chapter 6 - Auditioning for Light Opera Chapter 7 - Directing Light Opera Chapter 8 - Zarzuela Chapter 9 - Singing and Voice Science Chapter 10 - Vocal Health.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442269385 20180129
So You Want to Sing Light Opera is a concise handbook for performers, teachers, and directors who want to learn more about the delightful genre of light opera, including Viennese operetta, English comic opera, French opera bouffe, and Spanish zarzuela. Award-winning opera director and singer Linda Lister brings clarity to this often misunderstood and overlooked category of music with detailed information on how to prepare and perform roles with stylistic and musical sensitivity and to deliver spoken dialogue and choreography with confidence. Lister focuses on the attributes of a light opera performer, light opera singing style, historical references, audition advice, directing insights, extensive repertoire recommendations Singing professionals, teachers, students, conductors, stage directors, coaches, and choreographers will find this book to be an ideal resource for the style. The So You Want to Sing series is produced in partnership with the National Association of Teachers of Singing. Like all books in the series, So You Want to Sing Light Opera features online supplemental material on the NATS website. Please visit www.nats.org to access style-specific exercises, audio and video files, and additional resources.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442269385 20180129
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Book
xiii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Acknowledgments Discovering Telenovelas Change Agents: Beyond the Melodrama Beyond Betty: Gender and Sexuality Gay Love, Gay Kisses Black, White and Brown: Telenovelas and Race Narconovelas: Beyond the NewsConclusions : Looking Backward and Going Forward.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138681767 20171121
  • Introduction Understanding Gender Rights Beyond Beauty Queens The Politics of Race Narrating Narcos Telenovelas for Social Change Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138681743 20171121
This concise book provides an accessible overview of the history of the telenovela in Latin America within a pan-Latino context, including the way the genre crosses borders between Latin America and the United States. Telenovelas, a distinct variety of soap operas originating in Latin America, take up key issues of race, class, sexual identity and violence, interweaving stories with melodramatic romance and quests for identity. June Carolyn Erlick examines the social implications of telenovela themes in the context of the evolution of television as an integral part of the modernization of Latin American countries.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138681767 20171121
Green Library
Book
240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Grussworte
  • Burkhard Jung
  • Rolf Bolwin
  • Vorwort
  • Prof. Ulf Schirmer
  • Einleitung
  • Hagen Kunze
  • "Ohne Grosse Mittel zur Vollkommensten Zufriedenheit" 1817-1917 / Stephan Wünsche
  • Überblick
  • Leipzig 1817 : die Zeit ist reif
  • Gründung des Theaterchors und Chorpraxis an Leipziger Theatern vor 1817
  • Literatur- und Quellenschau : Was weiss man über den Leipziger Opernchor : und was kann man wissen?
  • Wachstum ohne Ende? Entwicklung der Mitgliederzahlen und Identifikation der Chorleiter
  • Fragmente zu Chorleistungen und besonderen Aufführungen
  • Chorgagen am Existenzminimum und Benefizkonzerte gegen die grösste Not
  • Kampf um bessere Arbeitsbedingungen und soziale Absicherung : Gewerkschaftliche Strukturen und Chorpensionsfonds
  • Zwischenfazit
  • "Nicht Nur Singen, Sondern Auch Noch Herumspringen" 1917-2017 / Hagen Kunze
  • Historie der Meilensteine
  • Kriegsende und Demokratisierung
  • "Gleiche Gage für gleiche Arbeit"
  • Die Inflation und ihre Folgen
  • Kampf um die Alterssicherung
  • Endzeit der Weimarer Republik
  • Zwölf Jahre und die Katastrophe
  • Der Neuanfang im "Dreilinden"
  • Neues Haus, neuer Chordirektor
  • "Leipziger Modell" ohne Wiederholung
  • Eine Trennung mit Schmerzen
  • Von Leipzig aus in alle Welt
  • Interviews
  • Andreas Pieske
  • Peter Konwitschny
  • Wolfram Protze
  • Alessandro Zuppardo
  • Chormitglieder
  • Anhang
  • Chordirektoren
  • Diskografie
  • Literaturverzeichnis
  • Archivquellen
  • Personenregister
  • Impressum, Bildnachweis.
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xxvii, 166 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Foreword by Anna Dannemann Introduction - Patricia Allmer and John Sears 1 Moving pictures: photography and time in Four Saints in Three Acts - Patricia Allmer 2 Modernism in tableaux: race and desire in Four Saints in Three Acts - Lisa Barg 3 Styling Four Saints in Three Acts: scene, costume, fashion and the queer modern moment - Christopher Breward 4 Not so black and white: Frederick Ashton's 'outsider' ballet - Lucy Weir 5 'As if they were the saints they said they were': Gertrude Stein's Four Saints in Three Acts and serial resemblance - John Sears 6 The visitable past: Four Saints in Three Acts remembered - Steven Watson Index -- .
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781526113030 20180205
Four Saints in Three Acts by Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson was a major avant-garde phenomenon of the 1930s, an experimental opera that nonetheless achieved remarkable popular success. Photography was a key element of that success, but its complex roles in the construction, representation and dissemination of the opera have hitherto received little critical attention. The photographic recording of the all-African American cast in particular affords a unique insight into the complexities of Four Saints in relation to the Harlem Renaissance and the New York avant-gardes of the time. This book, published in collaboration with The Photographers' Gallery, London, presents a wide selection of photographs of the cast, performances, and other material - many images reproduced for the first time - alongside essays by an international range of scholars exploring different aspects of the opera, including dance, fashion, music, and avant-garde writing, as well as photography. -- .
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781526113030 20180205
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188 pages ; 21 cm
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Music score
1 vocal score (91 pages) ; 30 cm.
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Music score
1 score (11 pages) ; 31 cm
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15. Aida Garifullina [2015]

Music recording
1 online resource (1 sound file) Sound: digital. Digital: audio file.
  • Roméo et Juliette. Ah! Je veux vivre / Charles Gounod (3:53)
  • Lakmé. Bell song ("Où va la jeune Indoue") / Léo Delibes (8:38)
  • Sadko. Song of India ("Ne schest almazov v kamennykh peshcherakh") / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ; arr. Paul Bateman (3:20)
  • The snow maiden. The snow maiden's aria ("S podruzhami po yagoda khodit") / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (4:09)
  • Serenada ("O ditya, pod okoshkom tvoyim"), op. 63 no. 6 / Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; arr. Chris Hazell (3:48)
  • Lilacs (Siren "Po utru, na zare"), op. 21 no. 5 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov ; arr. Michael Rot (2:32)
  • Allüki ("Ishettem min kisha: berau zhyrly") / traditional Tatar folk song ; arr. Paul Campbell (3:42)
  • Mazeppa. Maria's lullaby ("Spi, mladenets moy prekrasny") / Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (2:55)
  • The golden cockerel. Hymn to the sun ("Otvet mne, zorkoye svetilo") (4:38) ; The Queen of Shemakha's seduction aria ("Sbroshu chopornyye tkani") (2:06) / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • How beautiful it is here ("Zdes' khorosho), op. 21 no. 7 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov ; arr. Michael Rot (2:10)
  • Oriental romance (Vostochny romans "Plenivshis rozoy, solovey"), op. 2 no. 2 / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ; arr. Andreas N. Tarkmann (3:01)
  • Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (8:00)
  • Cossack lullaby ("Tikho smotrit mesyats yasny") / traditional ; arr. Texu Kim (3:34)
  • Midnight in Moscow (Podmoskovnye vechera "Ne slyshny v sadu dazhe shorokhi") / Vasili Pavlovich Soloviev-Sedoy (Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra ; Vitaly Gnutov, conductor) (2:16).
Soprano Aida Garifullina's debut album is one of the most eagerly awaited operatic events of the year. The debut album includes a generous selection of Russian arias and songs, including a traditional Cossack Lullaby, as well as arias by Gounod and Delibes. Aida is joined by Cornelius Meister who leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester.

16. Aida Garifullina [2015]

Music recording
1 online resource (1 sound file) Sound: digital. Digital: audio file.
  • Roméo et Juliette. Ah! Je veux vivre / Charles Gounod (3:53)
  • Lakmé. Bell song ("Où va la jeune Indoue") / Léo Delibes (8:38)
  • Sadko. Song of India ("Ne schest almazov v kamennykh peshcherakh") / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ; arr. Paul Bateman (3:20)
  • The snow maiden. The snow maiden's aria ("S podruzhami po yagoda khodit") / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (4:09)
  • Serenada ("O ditya, pod okoshkom tvoyim"), op. 63 no. 6 / Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; arr. Chris Hazell (3:48)
  • Lilacs (Siren "Po utru, na zare"), op. 21 no. 5 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov ; arr. Michael Rot (2:32)
  • Allüki ("Ishettem min kisha: berau zhyrly") / traditional Tatar folk song ; arr. Paul Campbell (3:42)
  • Mazeppa. Maria's lullaby ("Spi, mladenets moy prekrasny") / Peter Illyich Tchaikovsky (2:55)
  • The golden cockerel. Hymn to the sun ("Otvet mne, zorkoye svetilo") (4:38) ; The Queen of Shemakha's seduction aria ("Sbroshu chopornyye tkani") (2:06) / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
  • How beautiful it is here ("Zdes' khorosho), op. 21 no. 7 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov ; arr. Michael Rot (2:10)
  • Oriental romance (Vostochny romans "Plenivshis rozoy, solovey"), op. 2 no. 2 / Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov ; arr. Andreas N. Tarkmann (3:01)
  • Vocalise, op. 34 no. 14 / Sergey Vasil'yevich Rachmaninov (8:00)
  • Cossack lullaby ("Tikho smotrit mesyats yasny") / traditional ; arr. Texu Kim (3:34)
  • Midnight in Moscow (Podmoskovnye vechera "Ne slyshny v sadu dazhe shorokhi") / Vasili Pavlovich Soloviev-Sedoy (Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra ; Vitaly Gnutov, conductor) (2:16).
Soprano Aida Garifullina's debut album is one of the most eagerly awaited operatic events of the year. The debut album includes a generous selection of Russian arias and songs, including a traditional Cossack Lullaby, as well as arias by Gounod and Delibes. Aida is joined by Cornelius Meister who leads the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester.
Music score
1 vocal score (145 pages) : facsimile ; 30 cm.
  • Castor et Pollux. Voici des dieux (une suivante d'Hébé) ; Sur les ombres fugitives (une ombre heureuse) ; Brillez, brillez, astres nouveaux (une planète) ; Dans ces doux asiles (une ombre heureuse) / livret de Gentil-Bernard
  • Dardanus. Allez, jeune Guerrier, courez à la victoire (une Phrygienne) (version de 1739) ; Ah! que votre sort est charmant (un Songe) ; Courez à la victoire (une Phrygienne) (version de 1744) ; De myrte couronnez vos têtes (une Phrygienne) / livret de Leclerc de la Bruère
  • Les fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour. Prologue. Volez, plaisirs, célébrez ce beau jour (l'Amour) ; Canope. Amour, lance tes traits, fais triompher tes feux (une Égyptienne) / livret de Cahusac
  • Les fêtes de Polymnie. Prologue. Guerriers, dont la victoire a couronné les têtes (Polymnie) / livret de Cahusac
  • Les fêtes d'Hébé. Prologue. Accourez, riante jeunesse (Hébé) ; Vole Zéphyre, Hébé t'appelle (l'Amour) ; La poésie. Le ruisseau que j'amais, infidèle et parjure (une jeune Esclave) ; Fuis, porte ailleurs (une jeune Esclave) ; La musique. Régnez, voltigez, Ris et Jeux (une Lacédémonienne ou Iphise) / livret de Gauthier de Montdorge
  • Hippolyte et Aricie. Régnez, aimables Jeux, régnez dans ces forêts (l'Amour) ; Rossignols amoureux, répondez à nos voix (une Bergère ou Aricie) / livret de Pellegrin
  • Les Indes galantes. Prologue. Ranimez vos flambeaux, remplissez vos carquois (l'Amour) ; Les fleurs. Papillon inconstant, vole dans ce bocage (Fatime) ; Fra le pupille di vaghe belle (une Italienne) / livret de Fuzelier.
Music Library
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xvii, 150 pages ; 22 cm
  • 1. Entrance: The Spies of Jericho 2. Discipline and Listen Before the Wiretap Overhearing and Diaphony, A Small History of Big Ears (Toward the Panacousticon) Mastery and Metrics in Figaro The Ages of Fear Telelistening and Telesurveillance A Secret Conversation 3. Underground Passage: The Mole in Its Burrow 4. In the Footsteps of Orpheus The Trackers, with Hidden Noise The Mortal Ear, or Orpheus Turns Around On the Phone: Papageno at Mabuse's The Phantom of the Opera Wozzeck at the Moment of His Death Adorno, the Informer 5. Exit: J.D.'s Dream Notes.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780823273966 20170213
The world of international politics has recently been rocked by a seemingly endless series of scandals involving auditory surveillance: the NSA's warrantless wiretapping is merely the most sensational example of what appears to be a universal practice today. What is the source of this generalized principle of eavesdropping? All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage traces the long history of moles from the Bible, through Jeremy Bentham's "panacoustic" project, all the way to the intelligence-gathering network called "Echelon." Together with this archeology of auditory surveillance, Szendy offers an engaging account of spycraft's representations in literature (Sophocles, Shakespeare, Joyce, Kafka, Borges), opera (Monteverdi, Mozart, Berg), and film (Lang, Hitchcock, Coppola, De Palma). Following in the footsteps of Orpheus, the book proposes a new concept of "overhearing" that connects the act of spying to an excessive intensification of listening. At the heart of listening Szendy locates the ear of the Other that manifests itself as the originary division of a "split-hearing" that turns the drive for mastery and surveillance into the death drive.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780823273966 20170213
Green Library
Music recording
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Digital: audio file; CD audio.
  • La fida ninfa, RV 714. Alma oppressa (5:24) ; Andromeda liberata, serenata veneziana, RV Ahn. 117. Sovvente il sole (8:11) ; Armida al campo d'Egitto, RV 699. Sinfonia (4:37) / Antonio Vivaldi
  • Ariodante, HWV 33. Con l'ali di costanza (6:51) ; Rinaldo, HWV 7. Lascia ch'io pianga (4:24) ; Imeneo, HWV 41. Se potessero i sospir' miei (6:03) / George Frideric Handel
  • L'incoronazione di Dario, RV 719. Sinfonia (5:18) ; La fida ninfa, RV 714. Dite oime! Ditelo al fine (2:42) / Antonio Vivaldi
  • Ariodante, HWV 33. Qui d'amor nel suo linguaggio (2:17) ; Giulio Cesare, HWV 17. Cara speme questo core tu cominci a lusingar (4:34) ; Lotario, HWV 26. Ouverture : Gavotta (a tempo ordinario) (2:06) ; Arianna in creta, HWV 32. Salda quercia in erta blaza (5:37) / George Frideric Handel.
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136 pages ; 21 cm
  • Prolog
  • Die Hochzeit des Figaro : Risiko
  • Versuchung
  • Verirrung
  • Vergebung
  • Intermezzo
  • Don Giovanni : Angst
  • Höllenfahrt
  • Verführung
  • Zerstörung
  • Intermezzo
  • Così fan tutte : Liebe
  • Prüfung
  • Illusionen
  • Hoffnung
  • Epilog
  • Zitierte und weiterführende Literatur
  • Dank.
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