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  • This two-channel projection is based on the 1923 ballet, scored by the composer Igor Stravinsky for Sergei Diaghilev's Les Ballets Russes, one of the 20th century's most significant modernist experiments of gesamtkunstwerk.

    Susan Segal: Arturo Herrera: Les Noces (The Wedding)

  • Has the zeigeist of the weltanschauung concerning my gesamtkunstwerk changed?

    time to make crullers

  • But I can still have my opinion, and in my gesamtkunstwerk, having a major policy debate for the American presidency at a evangelical Baptist megachurch is Complete Fucking Bullshit.

    falcon hears the falconer

  • Programme music/gesamtkunstwerk versus pure music.

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  • YOU have been crafting gesamtkunstwerk - in fact I evidenced that by having to put on a sweater while sitting here, the environment dictating my dress.

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  • Context (3/7) •   Richard Wagner idealized a type of artwork that would combine different arts - a "total art work" (gesamtkunstwerk).

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  • He also pursued new paths with his famous Light-Space Modulator of 1930, describing his gesamtkunstwerk composed of color, light, and movement as an "apparatus for the demonstration of the effects of light and movement."

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  • Wagner's Lohengrin and the operatic ideal of the gesamtkunstwerk (total ­artwork) provided Van Doesburg's art with big ambitions.

    The Guardian World News

  • Hungarian composer György Kurtág remembers his lifelong friend, György Ligeti, a gesamtkunstwerk.

  • The composer Richard Wagner famously went on about the gesamtkunstwerk-the complete work of art drawing on all media.

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  • To watch Hamilton is to experience a total work of art—a Gesamtkunstwerk, in which different forms are combined into a single unified whole. The production brings together a staggeringly wide array of musical styles, including hip-hop, ragtime, Broadway musical theatre, Jazz, and baroque harpsichord. The tableau unfolds dynamically . . .an ensemble of dancers surrounds the main characters with intricate, sharp choreography . . . . The costumes manage to be elegant and period appropriate while also avoiding caricature. . . .

    But the most astonishing artistic weapon that Hamilton unleashes is the power—in both force and quantity—of its words.The two-and-a-half-hour show comprises 20,000 words, nearly all of them delivered in some form of song or rap. The show is "sung-through," a phrase whose new frequency among the general public is yet another consequence of Hamilton-mania.

    Alison L. LaCroix, The Rooms Where It Happened, The New Rambler, May 23, 2016 (reviewing Hamilton: An American Musical, by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Hamilton: The Revolution, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter)

    May 23, 2016

  • Gesundheit!

    September 2, 2008