The Roberto Gerhard Companion.
By: Adkins, Monty.
Contributor(s): Russ, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (403 p.).ISBN: 9781409445166.Subject(s): Composers -- Spain | Gerhard, Roberto, 1896-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation | Music -- 20th century -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Roberto Gerhard CompanionDDC classification: 780.92 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Music Examples; Notes to the Volume; About the Editors; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Early Works and Life of Roberto Gerhard; 2 'Unquestionably Decisive': Roberto Gerhard's Studies with Arnold Schoenberg; 3 'Promoting and Diffusing Catalan Musical Heritage': Roberto Gerhard and Catalan Folk Music; 4 Roberto Gerhard's Ballets: Music, Ideology and Passion; 5 Roberto Gerhard, Shakespeare and the Memorial Theatre; 6 Music as Autobiography: Roberto Gerhard's Violin Concerto
7 Two Men in Tune: The Gerhard-Camus Relationship8 Roberto Gerhard's Serial Procedures and Formal Design in String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2; 9 Composing with Sets: Roberto Gerhard's Concerto for Piano and String Orchestra; 10 Roberto Gerhard: The Serial Symphonist; 11 In Search of a 'Third Way'; 12 The Influence of Electronic Music on Roberto Gerhard's Symphony No. 4 'New York'; 13 Roberto Gerhard's BBC Sound Compositions; Select Bibliography; Index
The essays collected here explore themes and trends within Gerhard's work and comprise the first full length scholarly work on this composer. Among the themes presented is the way Gerhard's work was shaped by his Catalan heritage and his education under Pedrell and Schoenberg. The influence of these and other cultural and literary figures is an important underlying theme that ties essays together. This companion contains the first rigorous study of his electronic music as well as the first accurate catalogue of it. Gerhard's ground-breaking output of incidental music for radio and the stage is
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