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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 20th century music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Birtwistle, Harrison--Criticism and interpret,
  • Birtwistle, Harrison--Criticism and interpretation,
  • Music / General,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7714442M
ISBN 100521027802
ISBN 109780521027809

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In this book, Jonathan Cross - a leading commentator on contemporary music - aims to uncover the sources of Birtwistle's thinking, and to present a critical account of his musical, dramatic and aesthetic preoccupations through an examination of such topics as theatre, myth, ritual, pastoral, pulse and line. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Triumph of Time, sometimes also referred to as Triumph of Time, is a composition for orchestra by British composer Harrison Birtwistle written and It is one of Birtwistle's best-known compositions, as well as .   A guide to Harrison Birtwistle's music. In the third of our new series, Tom Service writes about Harrison Birtwistle, whose elemental and powerful music feels both ancient and modern. Available in: on Birtwistle () is one of the most eminent and acclaimed of contemporary British composers. This is the first book Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : $

Cornell University Press, - Music- pages 1Review Sir Harrison Birtwistle is the most original, the most challenging, and the most controversial British composer of our time. His 3/5(1).   Description Harrison Birtwistle has become the most eminent and acclaimed of contemporary British composers. This book provides a comprehensive view of his large and varied output. It contains descriptions of every published work, and also of a number of withdrawn and unpublished pieces.4/5(2). Buy The Music of Harrison Birtwistle (Music in the Twentieth Century) 1 by Adlington, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. This collection of essays celebrates the work of Sir Harrison Birtwistle, one of the key figures in European contemporary music. Representing current research on Birtwistle's music, this book reflects the diversity of his work in terms of periods, genres, forms, techniques and related issues through a wide range of critical, theoretical and analytical interpretations and perspectives.