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Sing, Ariel : essays and thoughts for Alexander Goehr's seventieth birthday

Author: Alison Latham; Julian Anderson; Alexander Goehr
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD audio : Music : Biography   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For over a quarter of a century Alexander Goehr was Professor of Music at Cambridge University. Some of the essays that make up this celebratory collection explore the broad sweep of his oeuvre  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sing, Ariel.
Aldershot : Ashgate, c2003
(OCoLC)636761172
Named Person: Alexander Goehr; Alexander Goehr; Alexander Goehr
Material Type: Biography, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Latham; Julian Anderson; Alexander Goehr
ISBN: 0754634973 9780754634973
OCLC Number: 60400293
Performer(s): Performer on sound disc: Peter Donohoe, piano.
Description: xxii, 369 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4.75 in.)
Contents: Alexander Goehr at 70 / Robin Holloway --
Sphere-born harmonious sisters : reconciling voice and verse in Sing, Ariel / Frank Kermode --
Sing, Ariel (the text) --
Canonic codes / George Benjamin --
The way to the new : Alexander Goehr in conversation with Julian Anderson --
Canonic studies and time pieces on the motif FB-AG / David Drew --
The composer's confidant : Goehr's early piano music / Bill Hopkins --
Difficulties of the right kind : Goehr's --in real time / Stephen Plaistow --
More with less / Bernard Williams --
To speak as it were through various voices : tonal invention in the first movement of Schlussgesang / Silvina Milstein --
Calling it by the right name : words, poetry (and a little music) in the Analects of Confucius / Amira Katz-Goehr --
A not-so-little music : Goehr's op. 16 as paradigm / Bayan Northcott --
All the dancers know it and it is valid for all times : Goehr, Kafka and the Law of the quadrille / Jonathan Dunsby --
Das Gesetz der Quadrille (the text) --
Is there something to understand? : the question of meaning in music / Simha Arom and Jean Khalfa --
Performance writ large : desultory remarks on furnishing the abode of the retired scholar / Nicholas Cook --
Honour displaced / Lydia Goehr --
Twelve-note roots : the fifth and sixth movements of The death of Moses / Aaron Einbond --
Malipiero, Monteverdi, Mussolini and musicology / Iain Fenlon --
Training the rose : reflections on the individual and the collective in new music / Geoffrey Poole --
A rhythmical language of thrust and repose : Goehr's Suite op. 11 / Anthony Gilbert --
JSB : a prologue, three stories and an epilogue / Michael Wolpe --
An island formation in Schoenberg's fourth string quartet : notes from a diary / Christopher Wintle --
Born-again opera : Goehr and Behold the sun / John Deathridge --
Sweetly, dangerously--
lucidly : aspects of Sing, Ariel / Beth Wiseman --
The second life of Goehr / Paul Driver --
On music of conviction--
and an enduring friendship / Hugh Wood.
Responsibility: edited by Alison Latham ; consultant commissioning editor, Julian Anderson.

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