Opera contra la desnacionalización"Straszny Dwór" (1865) de Stanislaw Moniuszko

  1. Bethencourt Pérez, Fátima
Eslavística Complutense

ISSN: 1578-1763 1988-2912

Year of publication: 2014

Issue: 14

Pages: 87-96

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5209/REV_ESLC.2014.V14.44753 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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When in 1865 the opera Straszny Dwór (The Haunted Manor) composed by Stanis³aw Moniuszko (considered the creator of the Polish national opera) had its premiere, it was enthusiastically received by the audience, who still kept the memory of the recently failed January Uprising of 1863. Caracterized by the abundance of patriotic and national elements, Straszny Dwór is a good example of the intellectual fight against the denationalization suffered by the Polish society throughout the XIXth century, when Poland as a state didn´t exist