Willson, Rachel Beckles: György Kurtág: The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza, Op. 7 (Ashgate Books) Hardback


Catalogue No: 9780754608097

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Subtitle: A 'Concerto' for Soprano & Piano Landmarks in Music Since 1950

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

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Contents: Introduction; Part I Prehistory, Context and Earlier Works: 1926–1956; 1957–1968. Part II The Sayings of Péter Bornemisza: The words; The music: A ransom of sayings; Sins gather into death; The dances of death; Spring; Truth?. Part III Reception: Mythology and canonization; Encounters with performers. Appendices; Bibliography; Index.