Joel-Francois Durand in the Mirror Land

Joel-Francois Durand in the Mirror Land

By: Joel-Francois Durand (author), Jonathan W. Bernard (editor)Hardback

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The second part of this volume comprises four essays on Durand's music, contributed by three of his former composition students -- Christian Asplund, Eric Flesher, and Ryan M. Hare -- and by his colleague, music theorist Jonathan W. Bernard, who has also edited and introduced this absorbing portrait of the composer.

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Joel-Francois Durand is professor of composition and Jonathan W. Bernard is professor of theory, both in the School of Music, University of Washington.


Editor's IntroductionTexts and Music by Durand--In the Mirror Land: Reflections on a Self-Reflection (2004)--Melody--Three Situations: Un Feu distinct, La Terre et le feu, Athanor (2004)--On Some Aspects of the Piano Concerto: Time as Generator of Space through Melody and Harmony (1996)--In the Mirror Land: Version for Flute and Oboe (2003)Texts by Others--Thematic Adaptation in Recent Works of Joel-Francois Durand / Eric Flesher--Centers, Fields, and Cracks: Some Solutions to the Problems of Contemporary Composition in the Music of Joel-Francois Durand / Ryan M. Hare--"As if to illustrate the process of creation itself": Joel-Francois Durand's Lichtung / Christian Asplund--Durand, Bernhard, and Form / Jonathan W. BernardBiographyList of WorksContributorsIndex

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/11/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780295985749
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 278
  • ID: 9780295985749
  • weight: 536
  • ISBN10: 0295985747

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