Bernard Benoliel: Parry Before Jerusalem (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780859679275

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Subtitle: Studies of His Life & Music

Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

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Contents: Part I: Parry Before Jerusalem; The Formation of a Creative Personality; Lady Maude; The Ambivalent Road to Dr Parry and Sir Hubert; ‘Beethoven’s Business’ - Parry the Symphonic Composer; What Shaw Understood; 'As befits an Englishman and a democrat' - the Creation of a Modern Choral-Orchestral Tradition; The Soul’s Ransom: Parry and the Ethical Cantata Concept; The People Who Knew Parry and the People Parry Knew; The Last Journey to ‘Jerusalem’; Part II: A Selection of Parry's Writings with Introductions by the Author; General Introduction; Contributions to Grove's A Dictionary of Music and Musicians - Selections from the Article on the Symphony; Studies of the Great Composers - Chapter on Robert Schumann; The Evolution of the Art of Music - Selections; Music of the Seventeenth Century - Selections; Johann Sebastian Bach - Article on the St Matthew Passion; Style and Musical Art - Selections; Appendices.