New Music 1988

New Music 1988

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This study is the second annual publication providing a collection of articles and reports from personalities in contemporary British music. Topics include composer portraits, anthologies of pieces for solo viola, Arditti String Quartet, London Sinfonietta, music projects in London, New Music Group of Scotland, music and television, the British Music Centre, Electro-Acoustic Music Association and selected events 1986-7.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 180 x 240mm | 562g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 15 half-tones, examples
  • 0193119307
  • 9780193119307

Table of contents

1986-7 - some thoughts; Part 1 Composer portraits: Elisabeth Lutyens - worklist; Judith Weir - list of publicly performed works. Part 2: Performance practice, past and present. Part 3 Anthology of pieces for solo viola: Elisabeth Lutyens - "Solo Fanfare - Jubilate"; Colin Matthews - "(Chiar)oscuro"; Anthony Powers - "Barcarola"; John White - "Incantation"; Anthony Payne - "Amid the Winds of Evening"; Brian Elias - "But when I sleep"; Rupert Bawden - "On the Lookout". Part 4: Conversation with Jane Manning. Part 5: Conversation with Josephine Nendick. Part 6: View from abroad. Part 7: Musica nova musica renovatur. Part 8 Ensemble survey: Fires into London flames - past and future; Arditti String Quartet; Capricorn; Circle/Singcircle; Electric Phoenix; Endymion Ensemble; Expose; Gemini; the Grosnevor Group; London Sinfonietta; Lontano; Metanoia; Music Projects/London; Nash Ensemble; New London Chamber Choir; New Music Group of Scotland; Parke Ensemble; Uroboros Ensemble. Part 9 New music and the politics of distribution: the unfamiliar music series; music and television. Part 10 London's other no. 10!: Society for the Promotion of New Music; British Music Information Centre; Electro-Acoustic Music Association. Part 11: BBC Radio 3 Music in Our Time. Part 12: Selected events 1986-7. Part 13: New publications of British music.
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