Dreams, Innovation and Technique

  • Michael Scott


Marston was a major figure in moving towards the creation of the total dramatic image: the language not only of words but also of sounds, actions and dreams. It is possible to identify two major conventions employed in his compositions; the episodic and the linear. The former is exemplified by What You Will; the latter by Sophonisba.


Musical Accompaniment Harmonious Music Major Convention Surrealist Image Court Dance 
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