Gestures of Music Theater: The Performativity of Song and by Dominic Symonds,Millie Taylor

By Dominic Symonds,Millie Taylor

Gestures of track Theater: The Performativity of track and Dance bargains new, state-of-the-art essays concentrating on track and dance as performative gestures that not just entertain but in addition act on audiences and performers. The chapters variety throughout musical theater, opera, theater, and different inventive practices, from Glee to Gardzienice, Beckett to Disney, Broadway to Turner-Prize-winning sound install. The chapters draw jointly those assorted examples of vocality and physicality via exploring their impact instead of via contemplating them as texts. The book's members derive methodologies from many disciplines. Resisting discrete discipline-based enquiry, they proportion methodologies and function repertoires with discipline-based scholarship from theater reports, musicology, and cultural reports, between different methods. jointly, they view those as neighboring voices whose discussion enriches the research of up to date track theater.

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