Characterization in the Operas of Penderecki

  • Niall O’Loughlin Loughborough University
Keywords: Penderecki, opera, characterization, Huxley, Whiting, Milton, Hauptmann, Jarry

Abstract

Characterization in the four operas of Krzystof Penderecki is well developed. It includes specified melodic intervals for characters, distorted vocal lines, the use of coloratura singing and various forms of chanting and speaking.

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Published
2015-06-17
How to Cite
O’LoughlinN. (2015). Characterization in the Operas of Penderecki. Musicological Annual, 51(2), 127-137. https://doi.org/10.4312/mz.51.2.127-137
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