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Neo-Mythologism in Music From Scriabin and Schoenberg to Schnittke and Crumb

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ISBN-10: 157647125X

ISBN-13: 9781576471258

Edition: 2006

Authors: Victoria Adamenko, Victoria Bowles

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Adamenko considers twentieth-century music and its relationship to mythology, focusing on questions concerning modernist and postmodernist aesthetics, the structure of mythic thought, and its tendency toward universalization. She also considers connections to other symbolic systems, types of myths, how they operate, numerology, and the use of circu
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Pendragon Press
Publication date: 3/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100

Shaun Tan was born in Fremantle, Western Australia. He is an artist, writer, and film maker. In 2006, his wordless graphic novel The Arrival won the "Book of the Year" prize as part of the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. The same book won the Children's Book Council of Australia "Picture Book of the Year" award in 2007. and the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Premier's Prize in 2006. For his career contribution to "children's and young adult literature in the broadest sense" Tan won the 2011 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from the Swedish Arts Council, the biggest prize in children's literature. In 2015 his title, Rules of Summer was one of four books selected for the United States Board of Books for Young People list of Outstanding International Books for children and young adults. This title was also shortlisted for the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal for distinguished illustration in children�s books.

Neo-mythologism : a hermeneutic construct and a historic trendp. 1
The prime structuring "molds"of myth and musicp. 27
Towards the universality of mythp. 77
In search of the lost union : word-myth-musicp. 113
Cosmologiesp. 137
Numerologyp. 183
"Where time turns into space" : the mythologem of a circlep. 201
Reception and critiquep. 241
An interview with George Crumbp. 265
The English translation of the texts by Garcia Lorca from George Crumb's Ancient voices of childrenp. 273
Text excerpts from Stockhausen's Lichtp. 275
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