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Counterpoint of Characters: the Music of Michael Colgrass

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ISBN-10: 3836482436

ISBN-13: 9783836482431

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jeffrey Boeckman

List price: $64.00
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The music of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Michael Colgrass is the music of our time. His works have been commissioned, performed and recorded by major symphony orchestras and noted soloists around the world, and his distinctive voice - steeped in a number of musical histories and styles - has been praised and lauded by critics and audiences alike. Colgrass' "uncanny ability to write accessible music that simultaneously challenges the intellect and stirs the emotions" is the subject of this book. Colgrass' artistic development; the evolution of his work towards "a polyphony of musics"; and his background in acting and theater training are examined at length. Two particular works - Deja vu…    
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.22" tall
Weight: 0.352