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Metaphysical Song:
An Essay on Opera
Gary Tomlinson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
IVoices of the Invisible3
IILate Renaissance Opera9
Excursus 1: A Cosmos of Apollinian Harmony28
IIIEarly Modern Opera34
Excursus 2: The Borders of Theatrical Space68
IVModern Opera73
Excursus 3: Noumenal Themes104
Excursus 4: Composing Schopenhauer107
VNietzsche: Overcoming Operatic Metaphysics109
VIGhosts in the Machine127
Excursus 5: Mechanical Reproduction of Opera143
Excursus 6: Film Fantasy, Endgame of Wagnerism145
VIIThe Sum of Modernity147
Notes157
Index181

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