Penthesilea

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dc.contributor.advisor Nagel, Jody Jay, 1960-
dc.contributor.advisor Kaplan, Amelia S.
dc.contributor.author Thompson, Christoph N.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-05-05T15:18:03Z
dc.date.available 2014-05-05T15:18:03Z
dc.date.created 2014-05-05
dc.date.issued 2014-05-03
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/198103
dc.description Access to score permanently restricted to Ball State community only. en_US
dc.description.abstract This dissertation is a ballet composed for chamber orchestra. The ballet is based on Heinrich von Kleist’s play Penthesilea. The twenty-four scenes of Kleist’s play were reduced into ten scenes. In Kleist’s version of Penthesilea, unlike in Greek mythology, the queen of the Amazons Penthesilea survives after being struck by Achilles, who falls in love with her. The romantic relationship between the two warriors is tragic and results in the death of both. Penthesilea features contrapuntal writing, elaborate harmonic language and Leitmotif technique. The performance time is approximately 40 minutes. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship School of Music
dc.subject.lcsh Ballets
dc.subject.other Thompson, Christoph N. Penthesilea
dc.title Penthesilea en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (D.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1745385


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    Doctoral dissertations submitted to the Graduate School by Ball State University doctoral candidates in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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