Unmasking Ravel: New Perspectives on the Music (Eastman Studies in Music)

Unmasking Ravel: New Perspectives on the Music (Eastman Studies in Music)


Unmasking Ravel: New views at the song fills a distinct position in Ravel reports by means of combining serious interpretation and analytical concentration. From the finest of his works as much as the current, Ravel has been linked to mask and the comparable notions of artifice and imposture. This has led students to understand a scarcity of intensity in his tune and, for that reason, to deter research of his musical language. This quantity balances and interweaves those modes of inquiry. half 1, "Orientations and Influences," illuminates the occasionally contradictory aesthetic, biographical, and literary strands comprising Ravel's artistry and our realizing of it. half 2, "Analytical Case Studies," engages consultant works from Ravel's significant genres utilizing quite a few methodologies, concentrating on structural strategy and his advanced relation to stylistic conference. half three, "Interdisciplinary Studies," integrates musical research and artwork feedback, semiotics, and psychoanalysis in developing novel methodologies. members comprise popular students of Ravel's and fin-de-siècle track: Elliott Antokoletz, Gurminder Bhogal, Sigrun B. Heinzelmann, Volker Helbing, Steven Huebner, Peter Kaminsky, Barbara Kelly, David Korevaar, Daphne Leong, Michael Puri, and Lauri Suurpää. Peter Kaminsky is Professor of song on the college of Connecticut, Storrs.

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