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Michael Tippett : music and literature

Author: Suzanne Robinson
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays that make up this volume are specially commissioned interpretations of the relationships between music and literature that permeate and characterize Tippett's music and his writings. Indeed, the first chapter in the volume is Tippett's own essay 'The relation of autobiographical experience to the created work of art', which guides the reader through his literary loves. Edward Venn follows this with an
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Michael Tippett.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2002
(OCoLC)639467095
Named Person: Michael Tippett; Michael Tippett; Michael Tippett; Michael Tippett
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Robinson
ISBN: 0754601323 9780754601326
OCLC Number: 48014523
Description: xix, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Relation of autobiographical experience to the created work of art / Michael Tippett --
Idealism and ideology in Tippett's writings / Edward Venn --
Kindship and commentary, Beethoven and Tippett's unpublished Quartet in F minor / Sean Flanagan --
From agitprop to parable, a prolegomenon to A child of our time / Suzanne Robinson --
Forging a relationship and a role, Michael Tippett and the BBC, 1928-51 / Lewis Foreman --
'Musical trail-blazing and general daring', Michael Tippett, Morley College and early music / Suzanne Cole --
Transcending song, Tippett's play with genre in vocal composition / Arnold Whittall --
Heart's assurance, Tippett's 'War requiem'? / Barbara Docherty --
Homeric resonance, King Priam and the Iliad / Rowena Harrison --
Reception of British music in Germany, the case of Sir Michael Tippett / Meinhard Saremba.
Responsibility: edited by Suzanne Robinson.

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These essays interpret Michael Tippet's work as broadly as possible and hold that the writings and broadcasts constitute a form of literature which has it's own intextuality. They treat the major  Read more...

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