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Looking for the "Harp" quartet : an investigation into musical beauty

Author: Markand Thakar
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk : Tamesis, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
Series: Eastman studies in music, 82.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using dialogues and associated technical/theoretical articles, 'Looking for the "Harp" Quartet' is an in-depth exploration of how the listener, the composer and the performer all contribute to an optimal experience of beauty.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Thakar, Markand. 1955-
Looking for the "Harp" quartet : an investigation into musical beauty.
Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, ©2011
Named Person: Ludwig van Beethoven
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Markand Thakar
ISBN: 9781580467742 1580467741
OCLC Number: 797917113
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 210 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates) : illustrations, music.
Contents: Part 1 Dialogues; 1. Looking for the "Harp" Quartet; 2. Renoir and the Survival of Classical Music: On the Listener's Contribution; 3. Let's Be Mookie: On the Composer's Contribution; 4. Gurus: On the Performer's Contribution; 5. First, Last, and Always; Part 2 Articles; 6. Remembrance of Things Future: On the Listener's Contribution; 7. Patterns of Energy: On the Composer's Contribution; 8. Dynamic Analysis: On the Performer's Contribution.
Series Title: Eastman studies in music, 82.
Responsibility: Markand Thakar.

Abstract:

Using dialogues and associated technical/theoretical articles, 'Looking for the "Harp" Quartet' is an in-depth exploration of how the listener, the composer and the performer all contribute to an optimal experience of beauty.

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