Search for dissertations about: "opera"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 swedish dissertations containing the word opera.

  1. 1. Costume in the Time of Reforms : Louis-René Boquet Designing Eighteenth-Century Ballet and Opera

    Author : Petra Dotlačilová; Magnus Tessing Schneider; Lena Hammergren; Sofia Pantouvaki; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; costume; design; theatre; opera; ballet; genre; reform; eighteenth century; France; ancien régime; Louis-René Boquet; Paris Opera; Jean-Georges Noverre; aesthetics; material culture; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : The long eighteenth century was a turbulent period in France, many crucial reforms in society, politics and art challenging the established order of the ancien régime. This battle took place on the theatrical stage as well and materialized in the approach to costume. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opera som teater : modern regi på Stockholmsoperan 1919-1923

    Author : Karin Helander; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kungliga Operan; Musikhistoria-- Sverige -- 1919-1923; Teaterregi-- Stockholm -- 1919-1923;

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  3. 3. Extending Opera - Artist-led Explorations in Operatic Practice through Interactivity and Electronics

    Author : Carl Unander-Scharin; Kristina Höök; Wendy Mackay; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Medieteknik; Opera; Performativa och mediala praktiker; med inriktning mot film och media koreografi opera scen; Performative and mediated practices; with specializations in choreography film and media opera performing arts; Media Technology; Medieteknik;

    Abstract : How can we re-empower opera singers, extending their control over accompaniment and vocal expressivity? To answer this question, I have opened a novel design space, Extending Opera, consisting of interactive artist–operated tools to be used on-stage. The research has its methodological groundings in Research through Design (RtD) and Research through the Arts (RttA). READ MORE

  4. 4. In search of meaning in opera : an opera singer's approach to the dialectics of words, music & myth in opera from Monteverdi to Verdi

    Author : Gunnel Bergström; Richard Bark; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; myth; tension between words and music; hermeneutics; vocal action; teatervetenskap; Theatre Studies;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to show that the opera singer's art is to transmit word and music into vocal action. It is assumed that opera, like all the arts, communicates myth. Of the stage arts opera is unique in that it expresses mythic metaphors through a combination of words and music. READ MORE

  5. 5. Becoming and being an opera singer : Health, personality and skills

    Author : Maria Sandgren; Henry Montgomery; Britt af Klinteberg; Anders K. Ericsson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Artistic development; opera singers; health; vocal ability; personality; skill acquisition; higher education.; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis explores factors and processes associated with the artistic profession and development of opera singers. The profession of opera singers has a long story deriving its origin in early 1600s in Italy. What is performed on opera stages today is written in the musical scores in the 18th and 19th century. READ MORE