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The Power of the Moment

Essays on the Western Music Canon

The Power of the Moment( )
Author: Boykan, Martin
Publication Date:Oct 2011
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $98.95
Book Description:

The Power of the Moment is a collection of critical essays on some of the most familiar works from the musical canon. Not unlike literary essays by poets or novelists, it pointedly avoids abstract constructs in order to elucidate what it is that we actually experience in the course of a performance. On several occasions alternate versions of a passage are compared to the original to provide a graphic illustration of the composer's intentions. BR>Two chapters are devoted to Beethoven....
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Music / History & Criticism
Music / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.6 x 23.5 x 0.767 cm
Book Weight:0.254 Kilograms

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