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Ariadne on Naxos opera in one act by Richard Strauss

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Published in Berlin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Operas -- Librettos.,
  • Ariadne (Greek mythology) -- Drama.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Hugo von Hofmannsthal ; music by Richard Strauss ; English translation by Alfred Kalisch
GenreLibrettos., Drama.
ContributionsHofmannsthal, Hugo von, 1874-1929., Molière, 1622-1673., Kalisch, Alfred, 1863-1933.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML50.S918 A72 1913
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13994895M
LC Control Numberunk85057449

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ARIADNE AUF NAXOS [ ] Opera in one act with a prelude by Hugo Von Hofmannsthal, Music by Richard Strauss, Libretto in English and German, English Version by Alfred Kalisch (Metropolitan Opera, Boosey & Hawkes Ltd) by Boosey & Hawkes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book presents in comprehensive fashion the extraordinary development of "Ariadne auf Naxos" from its conception to the final operatic version. The unique collaboration of Hofmannsthal and Strauss is examined and the classical myths that served as a basis for the libretto are investigated. The detailed analysis and interpretation of both the text and the music demonstrate that this work is . This book presents in comprehensive fashion the extraordinary development of "Ariadne auf Naxos" from its conception to the final operatic version. The unique collaboration of Hofmannsthal and Strauss is examined and the classical myths that served as a basis for the libretto are investigated. This book presents in comprehensive fashion the extraordinary development of Ariadne auf Naxos from its conception to the final operatic version. The unique collaboration of Hofmannsthal and Strauss is examined and the classical myths that served as a basis for the libretto are investigated.

Ariadne Hotel situated at Saint Prokopios, a summer resort in Naxos island, just 30 meters from the famous golden sandy beach. Ariadne Hotel is newly built and constituted from completely equipped and traditionally decorated studios/apartments with an amazing view of the Aegean sea and in the mountainous landscape. Book Five: Naxos Chapter 1. The earthquake has destroyed many ships, and killed many people with flooding. Theseus and the bull-dancers sail away in a ship that they find stranded in an olive field. Before they leave, they see the native Cretans rise up and seize power, killing many of the Hellenes. Ariadne On Naxos, Opera In One Act (Paperback) - Common Paperback – January 1, by By (author) Hugo von Hofmannsthal (Author) out of 5 stars 1 ratingReviews: 1.   Ariadne auf Naxos, The Performance. Ariadne, the prima donna, wallows in a cave on the island of Naxos, having lost her lover Theseus. She mourns him deeply, stating that death will be her only comfort. Zerbinetta and her lackeys await in the wings. One by one, each of Zerbinetta's men attempt to cheer up Ariadne.

Browse: Strauss, R - Ariadne auf Naxos, Download This page lists all recordings of Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss (). Showing 1 - 10 of 17 results. Ariadne, in Greek mythology, daughter of Pasiphae and the Cretan king Minos. She fell in love with the Athenian hero Theseus and, with a thread or glittering jewels, helped him escape the Labyrinth after he slew the Minotaur, a beast half bull and half man that Minos kept in the Labyrinth. ‎A comprehensive guide to Richard Strauss' ARIANE auf NAXOS, featuring Principal Characters in the Opera, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, and Burton D. Fisher's insightful and in depth Commentary and Analysis. 12th September Christine Brewer’s Ariadne boasts a gleaming, sumptuous dramatic soprano, capable of vulnerability and tenderness. Zerbinetta’s stratospheric writing and coloratura hold no terrors for Gillian Keith, while Alice Coote’s Composer ranks with the best on disc.5/5.