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Music and inspiration

Author: Jonathan Harvey; Michael Downes
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 1999.
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"Inspiration - the factor common to all composers throughout musical history, in whatever period or place they have worked, whatever style they have embraced; yet never before has it been the subject of study. Here, one of Britain's foremost composers, Jonathan Harvey, draws widely on the writings of many composers in an effort to understand and define what inspiration really is. His choice of material is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Harvey; Michael Downes
ISBN: 0571200257 9780571200252
OCLC Number: 43714423
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Cambridge, 1964.
Description: xxiv, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The composer and the unconscious. The need for inspiration ; Preparation for inspiration ; The experience of inspiration --
The composer and experience. The everyday world ; Artistic experience ; Autobiography ; Inspiration, technique and the compositional process --
The composer and the audience. Pleasing the crowd ; Defining the audience ; Composing for a single person ; Composing for a nation ; Composing for the world --
The composer and the ideal. Order ; Unity ; Aspiring toward the ideal ; Paradise in music.
Responsibility: Jonathan Harvey ; edited by Michael Downes.

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A composer's insight into the relationship between the source of inspiration and the act of composition. Harvey has chosen wide-ranging material aiming to chart the common ground between many  Read more...

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