Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Stephen Walsh


Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex is extensively said as essentially the most unique musical theater works of the 20th century. This transparent and concise consultant, the 1st ever written at the paintings, describes the plot, the tune and the staging in shut element and offers an absolutely documented dialogue of the origins of Oedipus Rex in Stravinsky's personal paintings and pondering. by means of putting the paintings in its social context, the writer paints a vibrant photo of Parisian creative politics within the twenties, from which emerged one of many richest and such a lot suggestive works of recent occasions. the entire libretto is equipped, with a parallel translation.

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