Review of James Cook, Alexander Kolassa, and Adam Whittaker, eds.
Recomposing the Past: Representations of Early Music on Stage and
Screen. Ashgate Screen Music Series. New York and London:
Routledge, 2018. xii, 259 pp. ISBN: 9781138287471 (hardback).
Carol Zuses started the topic Membership Suggestions for 2019 Forum Delegate Election in the discussion Opera as a Literary and Dramatic Form on MLA Commons 5 months ago
The next election for this forum’s Delegate Assembly representative will be held in the fall of 2019, and the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2019 convention in Chicago. Though the executive committee is responsible for making nominations, it is required to nom…[Read more]
An introduction to music appreciation and history that emphasizes the political, cultural, and social influences on music from antiquity to the 20th century. Contents include sacred and secular, vocal and instrumental, and folk and art music from across the Western world, including modern popular song. No previous musical experience necessary. All…[Read more]
Adewale Bankole Ajayi deposited Performance and Orality as Cultural and Pragmatic Strategies in the Musical Performance of 9ice in the group MS Opera and Musical Performance on MLA Commons 1 year, 8 months ago
Coloniality is a complex heritage encapsulating complex cultural challenges confronting the performance artist. Nigerian musical production appears to have been operating in a world without borders since the advent of colonialism. There have been non-indigenous forms brought into the cultural landscape which have challenged the performers. The…[Read more]
Carol Zuses started the topic First Forum Delegate Election: Call for Membership Suggestions in the discussion Opera as a Literary and Dramatic Form on MLA Commons 2 years, 3 months ago
The first election of a Delegate Assembly representative for MS Opera and Musical Performance will be held in the fall of 2017; the forum’s executive committee will take up the matter of nominations for this election when it meets during the January 2017 convention in Philadelphia. Though the executive committee is responsible for making n…[Read more]
Shakespeare’s three political tragedies―Hamlet, Macbeth, and King Lear―have numerously been presented or adapted on film. These three plays all involve the recurring trope of madness, which, as constructed by Shakespeare, provided a wider canvas on which to detail those materials that could not be otherwise expressed: sexual desire and exp…[Read more]
Applications are now open for “<b>Performing Dickens: <i>Oliver Twist</i> and <i>Great Expectations</i> on Page Stage, and Screen</b>,” a four-week National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for College and University Teachers, sponsored by the Dickens Project at the University of California Santa Cruz. From <b>Monday, July 7, 2014 to F…[Read more]