The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Part

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Paperback. 268 pages. Dimensions: 9.6in. x 6.8in. x 0.6in.Arvo Prt is one of the most influential and widely performed contemporary composers. Around 1976 he developed an innovative new compositional technique called tintinnabuli (Latin for sounding bells), which has had an extraordinary degree of success. It is frequently performed around the world, has been used in award-winning films, and pieces such as Fr Alina and Spiegel im Siegel have become standard repertoire. This collection of essays, written by a distinguished international group of scholars and performers, is the essential guide to Arvo Prt and his music. The book begins with a general introduction to Prts life and works, covering important biographical details and outlining his most significant compositions. Two chapters analyze the tintinnabuli style and are complemented by essays which discuss Prts creative process. The book also examines the spiritual aspect of Prts music and contextualizes him in the cultural milieu of the twenty-first century and in the marketplace. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Arvo Pärt is one of the most influential and widely performed contemporary composers. Around 1976 he developed an innovative new compositional technique called 'tintinnabuli' (Latin for 'sounding bells'), which has had an extraordinary degree of success. It is frequently performed around the world, has been used in award-winning films, and pieces such as Für Alina and Spiegel im Siegel have become standard repertoire. This collection of essays, written by a distinguished international group of scholars and performers, is the essential guide to Arvo Pärt and his music. The book begins with a general introduction to Pärt's life and works, covering important biographical details and outlining his most significant compositions. Two chapters analyze the tintinnabuli style and are complemented by essays which discuss Pärt's creative process. The book also examines the spiritual aspect of Pärt's music and contextualizes him in the cultural milieu of the twenty-first century and in the marketplace.

Book Description: 'A persuasive act of stimulation and provocation.' Classical Music

'? substantial, with thoughtful and unobvious editorial decisions behind the book's make-up.' The Wire

'Packed with valuable scholarship, The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt undoubtedly has a leading role to play in the future ? the diversity of contributor backgrounds and the plurality of critical perspectives on offer only increase the importance of this welcome new volume.' Music and Letters

'? furnishes a fascinating portrait of the composer as a 'cosmopolitan persona of global renown' ?' Scott Ordway, MAKE Literary Magazine

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Book Description Cambridge University Press. Book Condition: New. 2012. 1st Edition. Paperback. An authoritative guide to Arvo Part, this Companion provides a rounded picture of the man and his music. Editor(s): Shenton, Andrew. Series: Cambridge Companions to Music. Num Pages: 268 pages, 8 b/w illus. 3 tables 45 music examples. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 245 x 173 x 14. Weight in Grams: 536. Series: Cambridge Companions to Music. 272 pages, 8 b/w illus. 3 tables 45 music examples. Editor(s): Shenton, Andrew. An authoritative guide to Arvo Part, this Companion provides a rounded picture of the man and his music. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: AVGC6; AVH. Dimension: 245 x 173 x 14. Weight: 542. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780521279109

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