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Description - Three Modes of Perception in Mozart by Edmund Joseph Goehring

This 2004 book is a full-length, scholarly study of what is widely regarded as Mozart's most enigmatic opera and Lorenzo Da Ponte's most erudite text. Against the long-standing judgement that the opera uses a misguided confidence in reason to traduce feeling, Goehring's study shows how Cosi affirms comedy's regenerative powers and its capacity to grant access to modes of sympathy and understanding that are otherwise inaccessible. In making this argument, the book surveys a rich literary, operatic and intellectual territory. It offers fresh perspective on the relationships between text and tone in the opera, on the tension between comedy and philosophy and its representation in stage works and on the pastoral mode which the opera uses in subtle ways. Throughout, Goehring's argument is sustained by close readings of primary sources, many of them little known, and is richly illustrated with musical examples.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521838818
ISBN-10: 0521838819
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Edmund Joseph Goehring

Edmund J. Goehring is Assistant Professor of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He has contributed essays to a number of volumes and has published in several journals including Cambridge Opera Journal. He is also a founding member of the Mozart Society of America.

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