Ebook - Victory over the Sun (P.D.F)

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u003cpu003eu003cpu003eu003cBRu003eThe Futurist opera u003cemu003eVictory over the Sunu003c/emu003e, first staged in 1913 in St Petersburg, was a key event of the Russian avant-garde, notorious for its libretto, its unconventional score and its pioneering abstract sets and costumes designed by Kazimir Malevich. The iconic importance of u003cemu003eVictory over the Sun u003c/emu003eas a theatrical event is universally acknowledged.u003cbr /u003enu003cBRu003eThis volume brings together the first fully annotated translation of the libretto of this u0026lsquo;anti-operau0026rsquo; and other important primary source materials, including the score, the set and costume designs and contemporary newspaper reviews. The second part of the volume provides a wide-ranging collection of interpretive essays which explore the artistic, literary and musical dimensions of the staging, its theatrical and historical context, its relationship to Italian Futurism, and its position within the Russian modernist movement.u003c/pu003enu003cBRu003eu003cpu003eu003cBRu003eYou can read more about the Pushkin House event on 22 November 2012 on the Russian Art and Culture website by following this link u003ca href= Additional ISBNs: 9780859899529, 0859899527
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