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New Image Painting

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A vague term applied since the late 1970s to the work of certain painters who employ a strident figurative style, often with cartoon-like imagery and abrasive handling owing something to...

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The Nymph Calisto and the Myth of Female Pleasure

Wendy Heller.

in Emblems of Eloquence

January 2004; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Musicology and Music History. 14094 words.

This chapter explains the mythical realm of Arcadia in Francesco Cavalli's La Calisto, and looks towards a libretto by Giovanni Faustini. The opera La Calisto engages with the myth of...

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Jörg Jewanski.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 393 words.

(Ger.: ‘colour-light music’)

Narrowly defined, this term refers to a category in the arts defined by Alexander László in which painting and music are linked to each other and...

Some operas of the past ten years (1998–2008)

Overview page. Subjects: Opera.

Since this book was originally published in 1998, there has been a spate of new operas, especially, but not exclusively, in the United States. A significant—and puzzling—change has taken...

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