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Slovenská hudba, Vol. 47, No 1, p.12-55, 2021

Title: Hudobný portrét Doriana Graya v opere Ľubice Čekovskej
Author: Ivana Lacková


Dorian Gray and His Musical Portrait in the Eponymous Opera by Ľubica Čekovská

The primary focus of the presented study is the identification of devices used for characters’ description in the opera Dorian Gray by the composer Ľubica Čekovská and librettist Kate Pullinger. The first part of the study deals with the Irish writer Oscar Wilde’s novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, on which the opera is based. It explains the results of the comparison of the opera libreto and its literary model. The second part of the study is dedicated to the characterization of the musical language and characters of the opera Dorian Gray. Last but not least the study focuses on the central theme of the opera – the Voices of the Picture.

Keywords: Oscar Wilde, novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, Ľubica Čekovská, opera Dorian Gray, characters’ description
Published online: 25-Mar-2021
Year: 2021, Volume: 47, Issue: 1 Page From: 12, Page To: 55

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