Four Last Songs : Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and Britten
By: Hutcheon, Linda.
Contributor(s): Hutcheon, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (160 p.).ISBN: 9780226255620.Subject(s): Aging -- Psychological aspects | Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976 -- Last years | Composers -- Biography | Creative ability in old age | Messiaen, Olivier, 1908-1992 -- Last years | Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949 -- Last years | Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901 -- Last yearsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Four Last Songs : Aging and Creativity in Verdi, Strauss, Messiaen, and BrittenDDC classification: 780.92/2 | 780.922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; 1. Setting the Stage; 2. Creative Responses to the Challenges of Aging; 3. Giuseppe Verdi (1813- 1901): A Generational Tale of Cultural Nationalism; 4. Richard Strauss (1864- 1949): A Life Review in Music; 5. Olivier Messiaen (1908- 1992): Faith in God and Art; 6. Benjamin Britten (1913- 1976): The Life Narratives of the Ever-Young "Working Composer"; 7. Conclusion: The Particularities of Aging and Creativity; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
<div><b>Linda Hutcheon</b> is university professor emeritus of English and comparative literature at the University of Toronto and the author of many books on contemporary culture and theory. <b>Michael Hutcheon</b> is a pulmonologist and professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. Together they have written several books on opera and medical culture, most recently <i>Opera: The Art of Dying</i>.<br></div>
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