Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos (BOK)

Bitter Music: Collected Journals, Essays, Introductions, and Librettos (BOK)

Harry Partch

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Now in paper for the first time, "Bitter Music" is a generous volume of writings by one of the twentieth century's great musical iconoclasts. Rejecting the equal temperament and concert traditions that have dominated western music, Harry Partch adopted the pure intervals of just intonation and devised a 43-tone-to-the-octave scale, which in turn forced him into inventing numerous musical instruments. His compositions realize his ideal of a corporeal music that unites music, dance, and theater. Winner of the ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award, "Bitter Music" includes two journals kept by Partch, one while wandering the West Coast during the Depression and the other while hiking the rugged northern California coastline. It also includes essays and discussions by Partch of his own compositions, as well as librettos and scenarios for six major narrative/dramatic compositions.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter Harry Partch
Forlag
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
ISBN 9780252069130
Antall sider 520 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 23,5cm x 3cm
Vekt 680 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Thomas McGeary Emner og form Music