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Prometheus in Music: Representations of the Myth in the Romantic Era

Prometheus in Music: Representations of the Myth in the Romantic Era

  • Author: Bertagnolli, Paul

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Contents

  • Contents: Promethean legacies: the myth in literature and music prior to the Romantic era
  • Gesture and convention in Beethoven's ballet d'action
  • Three settings of Goethe's Transgressive Ode
  • Towards a philosophy of history: Liszt's Prometheus music
  • The French Prometheus
  • Atheism, Wagnerism, and eroticism in Parry's Scenes from Shelley's Prometheus Unbound
  • Conservatism assimilates the Prometheus myth: concert overtures by Bargiel and Goldmark
  • Select bibliography
  • Index.