+612 9045 4394
 
CHECKOUT
$7.95 Delivery per order to Australia and New Zealand
100% Australian owned
Over a hundred thousand in-stock titles ready to ship
Music in Shakespeare : A Dictionary - Christopher R. Wilson

Music in Shakespeare

A Dictionary

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2006
ISBN: 9780826478467
Number Of Pages: 508

Share This Book:

Hardcover

RRP $805.99
$557.90
31%
OFF
or 4 easy payments of $139.48 with Learn more
Ships in 7 to 10 business days

Earn 1116 Qantas Points
on this Book

Other Available Editions (Hide)

  • Paperback View Product Published: 1st December 2007
    Ships in 7 to 10 business days
    $205.50

Musical references, allusions to music, and music stage directions abound in Shakespeare, ranging from simple trumpet flourishes to sophisticated, philosophical allegory. Music in Shakespeare: A Dictionary identifies all musical terms found in the Shakespeare canon. An A-Z of over 300 entries includes a definition of each musical term in its historical and theoretical context, and explores the extent of Shakespeare's use of musical imagery across the full range of his dramatic and poetic work. Music in Shakespeare also analyses the usage of musical instruments and sound effects on the Shakespearean stage, providing descriptions of the instruments employed in the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatres. This is a comprehensive reference guide for scholars and students with interests ranging from the thematic and allegorical relevance of music in Shakespeare's works to the history of performance. It is also aimed at the growing number of directors and actors concerned with recovering the staging conditions of the early modern theatre.

Industry Reviews

"Essential reading for historians and performers alike."

Series editor's preface; Preface (including acknowledgements); Conventions; Abbreviations; Introduction; Dictionary A-Z entries; Bibliography.

ISBN: 9780826478467
ISBN-10: 0826478468
Series: Continuum Shakespeare Dictionaries
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 508
Published: 1st January 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.36  x 4.47
Weight (kg): 0.91

Earn 1116 Qantas Points
on this Book