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How Harmonic Structure Shapes Characterization in John Adams’ Nixon in China - Princeton Festival

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Tuesday June 18, 2019
7:00 PM

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton - - www.princetonfestival.org

Ithaca College music theory professor Timothy Johnson describes how Adams depicts the aspirations and motivations of President Nixon, Madame Mao, and Premier Chou by exploring the harmonic structures underlying the three most memorable arias in Adams' opera "Nixon in China." Free.


 
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