Thomas, Wyndham: Composition, Performance, Reception (Ashgate Books) Hardback

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Catalogue No: 9781859283257

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Subtitle: Studies in the Creative Process in Music

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

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Contents: Preface Jonathan Harvey; Introduction Wyndham Thomas; The Process of Composition from Detection to Confection Robert Saxton; The Composer and Opera Performance Raymond Warren; Composing, Arranging and Editing: A Historical Survey Wyndham Thomas; A Performer’s Responsibility Susan Bradshaw; Freedom of Interpretation in Twentieth-Century Music Charles Rosen; The Body in Performance Eric Clarke and Jane Davidson; Expectation and Interpretation in the Reception of New Music: A Case Study Adrian Beaumont; The Domestic Gesamtkunstwerk, or Record Sleeves and Reception Nicholas Cook; Form and Forming: From Victorian Aesthetics to the Mid-twentieth-Century Avant-Garde Bojan Bujic; Stravinsky and the Vicious Circle: Some Remarks about the Composer and the Press Stephen Walsh; Mobilising our Man: Politics and Music in Poland during the Decade after World War II Adrian Thomas; Notes; Lists of Examples and Illustrations; Contributor’s Details; Index.