Elgar: An Extraordinary Life (An Extraordinary Life (ABRSM))

Elgar: An Extraordinary Life (An Extraordinary Life (ABRSM))

By: J. P. E. Harper-Scott (author)Other Formats

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How did the son of a provincial piano tuner rise to international fame? Was the English countryside the principal inspiration for Elgar's music? Was this moustachioed, red-blooded, imperialist all that he seemed...?

About Author

J.P.E Harper-Scott is lecturer in music at Royal Holloway having taught previously at Universities of Oxford, Nottingham and Liverpool. He has scholarly interests in Elgar, Walton, Britten , Schenkerian theory, the philosophy of Heidegger, and meaning in music.

Contents

INTRODUCTION ONE: THE APPRENTICE YEARS (1857-89) TWO: NEO-ROMANTICISM IN THE PROVINCES(1890-1903) THREE: MODERNISM AND LAUREATESHIP: A DIVIDED SELF (1904-14) FOUR: THE FIRST MODERNIST MUSIC IN ENGLAND FIVE: WAR AND RETREAT (1914-18) SIX: REGROUPING AND REBIRTH (1919-34)

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860967702
  • Format: Other Formats
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781860967702
  • weight: 201
  • ISBN10: 1860967701

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