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Arvo Pärt is among the such a lot influential and generally played modern composers. round 1976 he built an leading edge new compositional strategy referred to as 'tintinnabuli' (Latin for 'sounding bells'), which has had a rare measure of good fortune. it really is usually played all over the world, has been utilized in award-winning movies, and items akin to Für Alina and Spiegel im Siegel became regular repertoire. This selection of essays, written through a amazing foreign workforce of students and performers, is the fundamental consultant to Arvo Pärt and his track. The booklet starts with a common creation to Pärt's existence and works, masking very important biographical information and outlining his most vital compositions. chapters research the tintinnabuli sort and are complemented via essays which debate Pärt's inventive approach. The e-book additionally examines the non secular point of Pärt's track and contextualizes him within the cultural milieu of the twenty-first century and on the market.

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