Bempéchat, Paul-André: Jean Cras, Polymath of Music & Letters (Ashgate Books) Hardback


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Contents: Introduction to an introduction; Part I The Life of Jean Cras: Background; Foreground; Dualities, pluralities, synthesis; Surviving Adoré Floupette: faith, art, character; Currents – countercurrents; Opus posthumous…. Part II The Works: Struggle and Evolution: Feuille de route; Franckian engagement and disengagement: the early works (1899–1910); Individuation: Polyphème and the war years (1910–1922); The laboratory; A nod at the old sod…; Conclusion to an introduction…; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.