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This number of essays celebrates the paintings of Sir Harrison Birtwistle, one of many key figures in ecu modern track. Representing present learn on Birtwistle's tune, this ebook displays the variety of his paintings by way of classes, genres, types, suggestions and similar concerns via a wide-range of serious, theoretical and analytical interpretations and views. Written through a staff of overseas students, all of whom convey a deep research-based wisdom and perception to their selected research, this assortment extends the scholarly figuring out of Birtwistle via new engagements with the fellow and the song. The individuals supply specified reviews of Birtwistle's engagement with digital song within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, and advance theoretical reasons of his fascination with pulse, rhythm and time. in addition they discover intimately Birtwistle's curiosity in poetry, instrumental drama, gesture, procession and panorama, and look at the compositional tactics that underpin those concerns.

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