Colin McPhee

Colin McPhee : Composer in Two Worlds

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A pioneer among American composers who turned to the island of Bali for inspiration. This study traces his life, his influences on fellow musicians, and his struggles as a composer.show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 161.5 x 230.6 x 27.9mm | 625.97g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252071808
  • 9780252071805

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"Oja's study of the composer's life and work is careful, well-written, sympathetic yet objective." -- F. Goossen, Choice "... a strong and necessary argument for the reconsideration of McPhee's work as a composer." -- Larry Polansky, Ethnomusicology "Carol Oja has recounted his story with outstanding thoroughness and sensitivity... McPhee's legacy is a small body of specialized work, creative and scholarly, that suggested new paths in the music of this century. It deserved--indeed, awaited--the full and well-balanced study Oja has given it." -- John Beckwith, American Musicshow more

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