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Frantz, Charles Frederick

Dr. Charles Frederick Frantz is the Director of the Conservatory of Muisc in Lawrenceville, NJ and Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Westminster Choir College of Rider University. He received his Ph.D. in musicology from Rutgers University.

The Fin-de-siecle Elements in the Music of Claude Debussy: His Redefinition of Musical Time, Color, and Narrative Comparisons with Whistler, Hiroshige, Kandinsky, and Emile Galle
2017 1-4955-0572-3
This work presents an analytical perspective grounded in correspondences to contemporary movements in visual art. Inquiry focuses on the world of Art Nouveau, Symbolism, decadence, and Orientalism with Debussy, to some demonstrable extent, was in direct contact. It reviews relevant Debussy scholarship , particularly in respect those dealing with the perception of musical time.