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Scaramouche, Scaramouche: Sibelius on stage

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Sibelius’s only balletic pantomime, Scaramouche, composed in 1913, remains one of his least-known works, even though it is one of his longest dramatic scores and belongs to his period of compositional re-evaluation. This article explores the pantomime in the context of its first production, performed in 1922 in Denmark and 1924 in Sweden. It argues that the pantomime’s reception both illuminates the importance of dance as a formative ‘modern’ genre within the Nordic countries during this peri...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/rma.2020.15

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Music Faculty
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Musical Association More from this journal
Volume:
145
Issue:
2
Pages:
417-456
Publication date:
2020-11-13
Acceptance date:
2019-03-01
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EISSN:
1471-6933
ISSN:
0269-0403
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1111233
Local pid:
pubs:1111233
Deposit date:
2020-06-10

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