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Italian opera Part 2

Italian comedian Opera was displayed to period fun experience within the lifespan of the contemporaries; he even ridiculed the vices and regularly parodied the style of “deep” Opera. Stilted pathos honors, her virtuoso arias and also lost that the expressiveness of this recitative, Opera buffa in comparison to Comedy domestic themes, uncomplicated folks and dwelling […]

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Italian opera Part 1

Taken into life from the ideals of this Italian Renaissance, this music genre originated at the late nineteenth century that the motto of music, poetry and theatre that the band educated Florentine musicians and artists were still trying to find techniques to establish the early theater, to make a artificial art which may precisely communicate […]

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Introduction theory of drama Part 3

This is not the place of philosophical debate. Talking only about the nature of the choice that needs to be done today everyone who came up with the theory of theatrical art, and the relentlessness of such a choice. I tried to indicate. Where there is history, there is full knowledge of either historical or […]

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Introduction theory of drama Part 2

The methodological situation in modern theater, however, erratic and curious. To cite one example. In 2004, international conference, the famous German theater critic, author of three volumes of the “Semiotics of theatre” Erika Fischer Lichte gracefully and convincingly proved that the Director is not the author of the text. The deciding argument was the relationship […]

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Introduction theory of drama Part 1

Of the three words comprising the title of this work, explanations need all three. The preposition “to” in accordance with the directions of grammar, first, requires that the owner added “about…”, and, second, it captures the intention of the author to move in that direction, where, as it seemed, this question can be answered. Thirdly, and […]

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What is contemporary theatre?

Perhaps today in the theater you can see anything but classical performances with traditional decorations, the usual eye and ear acting with self-promotion in an unobtrusive directing. Illustrative performances long out of fashion. Theater struggling to find a new language, the most interesting is that this search takes place before our eyes. What to be […]

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Types of theater Part 4

As before, in this Chapter we only talked about the most simple and basic concepts. All are infinitely important and infinitely revealing private transient has been omitted. Meanwhile, there is a rich field. What, for example, the musical? It is called a genre, but as far as musicals are tragic and sometimes comic musical is […]

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Types of theater Part 3

Third of us overlooked areas of play is the language. And from this region it is now clear, too, must be learned criteria for the separation performances. And here, too, clear, mechanical, total “rightness” we can’t achieve. But at least, at least for that theatre, like music, not just “musical theatre of the living actor”, […]

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Types of theater Part 2

Exactly the same and in musical theatre Opera and ballet: if we are talking about the content of the role, it is quite specific. For here, again, we recall once again, in principle, not in each case the content of the role is extracted from the music. There from the point of view of the […]

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Types of theater Part 1

Theatrical consciousness as everyday life and science, including the mind of the authors of encyclopedias, habitually divides the theater into several types (sometimes referred to as the birth in this case, the theater itself I guess “art”). There are simple lists of these types. Among them, the principal theaters of drama, Opera, ballet (sometimes Opera […]

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