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New,The Cambridge Companion to The Magic Flute

  • Editor: Waldoff, Jessica



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  • Introduction Jessica Waldoff;
  • Part I . Conception and Context:
  • 1. German Opera in Mozart's Vienna Estelle Joubert;
  • 2. 'The Magic Flute's' Libretto and German Enlightenment Theater Reform Martin Nedbal;
  • 3. Emanuel Schikaneder and the Theater auf der Wieden Lisa de Alwis;
  • 4. 'The Magic Flute' in 1791 Austin Glatthorn;
  • Part II . Music, Text, and Action:
  • 5. Music as Stage-Craft Julian Rushton;
  • 6. Enduring Portraits: The Arias Laurel E. Zeiss;
  • 7. 'All Together, Now'? Ensembles and Choruses in 'The Magic Flute' Nicholas Marston;
  • 8. Musical Topics, Quotations, and
  • References Mark Ferraguto;
  • 9. Instrumentation, Magical and Mundane Emily I. Dolan and Hayley Fenn;
  • 10. The Dialogue as Indispensable Catherine Coppola;
  • 11. Music, Drama and Spectacle in the Finales John Platoff; III.  Approaches and Perspectives:
  • 12. Seeking Enlightenment in Mozart's 'Magic Flute' Richard Kramer;
  • 13. Birdsong and Hieroglyphs: Exoticism and Enlightened Orientalism in 'The Magic Flute' Matthew Head;
  • 14. Partial Derivatives: Sources, Types, and Tropes in 'The Magic Flute' Thomas Bauman;
  • 15. Pamina, the Queen, and the Representation of Women Jessica Waldoff;
  • 16. Blackness and Whiteness in 'The Magic Flute' – Reflections from Shakespeare Studies Adeline Mueller; IV. Reception, Interpretation, and Influence:
  • 17. Zauberflöte: A Cultural Phenomenon in an Age of Revolution Ian Woodfieldi;
  • 18. 'The Magic Flute' in Biography, Criticism, and Literature Simon P. Keefe;
  • 19. The Elusive Compositional History of 'The Magic Flute' Daniel R. Melamed;
  • 20. Staging 'The Magic Flute' Kate Hopkins;
  • 21. Ingmar Bergman's Film Version of 'The Magic Flute' Dean Duncan.