Gillespie, Don: Profile of a Composer: George Crumb


Catalogue No: CMB8
Shop Product Code: 2147304

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Department: Music for Schools - Educational Textbooks & Curriculum Materials

Publisher: Peters Edition

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"I believe that music surpasses even language in its power to mirror the innermost recesses of the human soul" (George Crumb) - With an Introduction by Gilbert Chase - Compiled and edited by Don Gillespie (includes many black and white photographs and selected excerpts of Crumb's printed music) - Paperback; 9" x 12"; 113 pages (originally published in 1986).

Contents -- George Crumb: Portraits and Patterns, by Gilbert Chase - George Crumb, by David Burge - Biography, by David Cope - Music: Does It Have a Future?, by George Crumb - George Crumb, American Composer and Visionary, by Suzanne Mac Lean - George Crumb: Two Personal Views: No.1, Reflections on Twenty Years, by Jan DeGaetani; No.2, Recording ANCIENT VOICES OF CHILDREN, by Teresa Sterne - Quotes from Reviews - Interview: George Crumb / Robert Shuffett - Crumb's Music: Excerpts - MAKROKOSMOS I and II: A Case Study of George Crumb's Compositional Process, by Christopher Wilkinson - The Element of Sound in NIGHT OF THE FOUR MOONS, by Stephen Chatman - George Crumb: Friend and Musical Colleague, by Richard Wernick - Photographs - De Oraculo Crumbi, by Eugene Narmour - Contributors (brief biographies) - Bibliography (listings of books, magazine articles, newspaper articles, dissertations and theses, writings by Crumb, and interviews with Crumb) - Discography - Reviews of Recordings (listings only) - Selected Reviews of Performances (listings only) - Selected Choreography to Crumb's Music - Annotated Chronological List of Works.


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