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Pierre Boulez: A Logosophistic Approach to His Music By Daniel Deleanu
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A philosophical examination of one of the greatest innovators of contemporary art music.
Adieu Mon Frère(A5) By Ian Moore
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In 2005, the contemporary oboist, Christopher Redgate asked me to write a piece for a concert he was performing with Ian Pace (piano) at Kings College, London University. About the same time, I... More > discovered the news concerning the tragic death of my brother (to whom the work is dedicated). Hence the title, “Adieu mon Frère”. Unlike most of my music up to that point, I deliberately exploited the lyricism of the instrument. This is especially evident in the opening phrase of the solo oboe. However, it is a lyricism that does not make any external references to my brother’s memory; e.g. there is no intention to be sentimental. A year later, this work became the main source of material for “Empfindsamkeit” (for oboe and string quartet).< Less
Space and Spatialization In Contemporary Music: History and Analysis, Ideas and Implementations By Maria Anna Harley
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This dissertation presents the history of space in the musical thought of the 20th­ century (from Kurth to Clifton, from Varese to Xenakis) and outlines the development of spatialization in the... More > theory and practice of contemporary music (after 1950). The text emphasizes perceptual and temporal aspects of musical spatiality, thus reflecting the close connection of space and time in human experience. A new definition of spatialization draws from Ingarden's notion of the musical work; a typology of spatial designs embraces music for different acoustic environments, movements of performers and audiences, various positions of musicians in space, etc. The study of spatialization includes a survey of the composers's writings (lves, Boulez, Stockhausen, Cage, etc.) and an examination of their works. The final part presents three unique approaches to spatialization: Brant's simultaneity of sound layers, Xenakis's movement of sound, and Schafer's music of ritual and soundscape.< Less
Space and Spatialization in Contemporary Music: History and Analysis, Ideas and Implementations By Maria Anna Harley
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This dissertation presents the history of space in the musical thought of the 20th­ century (from Kurth to Clifton, from Varese to Xenakis) and outlines the development of spatialization in the... More > theory and practice of contemporary music (after 1950). The text emphasizes perceptual and temporal aspects of musical spatiality, thus reflecting the close connection of space and time in human experience. A new definition of spatialization draws from Ingarden's notion of the musical work; a typology of spatial designs embraces music for different acoustic environments, movements of performers and audiences, various positions of musicians in space, etc. The study of spatialization includes a survey of the composers's writings (lves, Boulez, Stockhausen, Cage, etc.) and an examination of their works. The final part presents three unique approaches to spatialization: Brant's simultaneity of sound layers, Xenakis's movement of sound, and Schafer's music of ritual and soundscape.< Less
IN and OUT of TUNE By Robert Ponsonby
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This book complements Robert Ponsonby’s earlier Musical Heroes, essays about some of the musicians – among them Jacqueline du Pré, Yehudi Menuhin and Mstislav Rostropovich –... More > he knew during his career as an administrator in music and the performing arts. In and Out of Tune supplies an autobiographical context for these essays. Some reviews of Musical Heroes: “This delightful book…” (Gramophone) “… a generous testament to the many classical music celebrities he has encountered…” (Scotsman) “Ponsonby’s essays sum up a golden era of music-making” (Financial Times) “… a lovely gallery of portraits… a long interview with Pierre Boulez about conducting: this alone is a commendation for the book” (Classical Music) “Witty, entertaining and beautifully written…” (Amazon.co.uk)< Less

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