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Visual Strategies

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater

Published in print November 2008 | ISBN: 9780195099362
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199864737 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0009
Visual Strategies

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This chapter discusses the relatively recent appearance and developing role of the stage director and choreographer in opera and music theater; the increasing importance of image, light, design, and color to the point where they are equal to music, text, and physical movement; and new technology as a performance strategy.

Keywords: stage director; choreographer; new technology

Chapter.  2678 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Opera

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