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Parody lost and regained

Subtitle:
Richard Strauss's double voices
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This thesis argues the case for the parodic voice in a range of works by Richard Strauss. In doing so, it challenges the long-held view of Strauss as a composer whose music has little to offer beyond superficial grandeur and shallow sentimentality; music which may be impressive in some respects but, ultimately, remains stubbornly one-dimensional. Parody — a double-voiced device — plays with texts and subtexts and, by definition, insists upon the presence of dimensions additional to the on...

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Institution:
New College (University of Oxford)
Department:
Faculty of Music
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Publication date:
2004
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602336389
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uuid:8e0fdace-c499-4ca4-a9d8-a312d33d78c6
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English
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