Essays about: "Leitmotif"

Found 3 essays containing the word Leitmotif.

  1. 1. Violin solos in Wagner Operas - A thematic and symbolic analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Högskolan för scen och musik

    Author : Guillem Gadea Salom; [2019-10-08]
    Keywords : Wagner; Leitmotif; Theme; Violin; Symbolism; Opera; Solos;

    Abstract : An analysis of the violin solos in Richard Wagner’s operas, from a symbolic, narrative and musical point of view, and how it translates into a better performance.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Non-diegetic film music as a narrative agency in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar (2014)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Filmvetenskap

    Author : Rasmus Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Interstellar; non-diegetic music; Christopher Nolan; Hans Zimmer; implicit narrative functions; semiotic concepts; leitmotif; denotation; connotation; film and media history; film music; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This study sets out to investigate the non-diegetic music in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar (2014) in order to highlight its implicit narrative functions and meanings. The theoretical approach consists of semiotic concepts such as ‘Cognitive denotative’ and ‘Cognitive connotative’ functions by Emilio Audissino, ‘Myth’ and ‘Anchorage’ by Barthes as well as Claudia Gorbman’s ‘Connotative Cueing’. READ MORE

  3. 3. The visual album as a hybrid art-form: A case study of traditional, personal, and allusive narratives in Beyoncé

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för konsthistoria och visuella studier

    Author : Cara Harrison; [2014]
    Keywords : Visual album; narrative; Beyoncé; character development; visual leitmotif; Cultural Sciences;

    Abstract : The combination of visual art and music has resulted in many innovative audio-visual phenomena and provides an on-going exciting avenue of artistic production. This thesis explores one such phenomenon, the visual album. READ MORE