Unmasking Ravel: New views at the Music
fills a different position in Ravel experiences through combining severe interpretation and analytical concentration. From the premier of his works as much as the present,Ravel has been linked to mask and the comparable notions of artifice and imposture. This has led students to understand a scarcity of intensity in his song and, accordingly, to deter research of his musical language. This quantity balances and interweaves those modes of inquiry. half 1, "Orientations and Influences," illuminates the occasionally contradictory aesthetic, biographical, and literary strands comprising Ravel's artistry and our knowing of it. half 2, "Analytical Case Studies," engages consultant works from Ravel's significant genres utilizing a number of methodologies, focusingon structural strategy and his complicated relation to stylistic conference. half three, "Interdisciplinary Studies," integrates musical research and paintings feedback, semiotics, and psychoanalysis in developing novel methodologies.
participants contain widespread students of Ravel's and fin-de-siècle song: Elliott Antokoletz, Gurminder Bhogal, Sigrun B. Heinzelmann, Volker Helbing, Steven Huebner,Peter Kaminsky, Barbara Kelly, David Korevaar, Daphne Leong, Michael Puri, and Lauri Suurpää.
Peter Kaminsky is Professor of song on the collage of Connecticut, Storrs.