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The music and thought of Michael Tippett : modern times and metaphysics

Author: David Clarke
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Music in the twentieth century, 15.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This multi-faceted study looks in detail at the music and thought of Michael Tippett.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Michael Tippett; Michael Tippett; Michael Tippett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Clarke
ISBN: 052158292X 9780521582926
OCLC Number: 45304265
Description: xi, 343 pages : music ; 26 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; References to Tippett's scores and essays; 1. Tippett and the 'world vision' of modernity; 2. The significance of the concept 'image' in Tippett's musical thought: a perspective from Jung; 3. Back to Nietzsche? Transformations of the dionysiac in The Midsummer Marriage and King Priam; 4. Metaphysics in a cold climate: The Vision of Saint Augustine; 5. 'Shall we ...? Affirm!' The ironic and the sublime in The Mask of Time; 6. The meaning of 'lateness': mediations of work, self and society in Tippett's Triple Concerto; 7. The golden bird and the porcelain bowl: Byzantium and the politics of artefacts; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Music in the twentieth century, 15.
Responsibility: David Clarke.
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