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Ombra - a book by Mcclelland, Clive


Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century

Ombra( )
Author: Mcclelland, Clive
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Lexington Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $39.99
Book Description:

Ombra is the musical language employed when a composer wishes to inspire awe and terror in an audience. Clive McClelland's Ombra: Supernatural Music in the Eighteenth Century explores the large repertoire of such music, focusing on the eighteenth century and Mozart in particular. He discusses a wide range of examples drawn from theatrical and sacred music, eventually drawing parallels between these features and Edmund Burke's 'sublime of terror,' thus placing ombra music in an...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Opera
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9.02 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds

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