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2008 | 56 | 2 | 182-203
Article title

LIBRETTO AND SONG LYRICS IN MUSICAL THEATRE

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SK
Abstracts
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The author, a pedagogue at the University of Constantinus Philosopher in Nitra, is examining a modern theatre genre - the musical creation. The musical has become a fashion, a synonym of something extraordinary and worldwide, regardless of its quality. It has almost aggressively started appearing at theatre posters. This phenomenon is observable almost in the whole Europe. We will have to cope with this idea without becoming pessimistic about the fact that a traditional understanding of theatre is due to this limited. To be true, such situation is in the history netheir singular, nor new. Very typical is the worldwide flush once provoked by Brecht, later by Chekhov, or by a naked theatre fashion. The quality of a musical performance depends on many components and factors. In his study the author deals with the musical literary artwork (libretto), and with the song lyrics which compose the basic building material of this theatre genre. Knowing the musical creation worldwide (mainly in London, Vienna, Budapest), he inclines mostly to the 'world- famous' titles, and based on them he tries to define their principle pecularities and create somewhat ideal and most frequently used model of a musical libretto and song lyrics.
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56
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2
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182-203
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ARTICLE
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  • P. Oravec, Univerzita Konstantina Filozofa, Nitra, Slovak Republic
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08SKAAAA05099693
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