Start your review of Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings Write a review Mar 24, Christopher rated it really liked it The composer Brian Ferneyhough, in famous for his ultra-complex scores that cannot be realized entirely but drive performers to new levels of virtuosity, is an astute commentator both on his own music and that of others. In , James Boros and Richard Toop oversaw the publication of this volume of Collected Writings, translating into English a number of items that had been published in foreign journals. The book is divided into four sections: Essays remarks on compositional and aesthetic The composer Brian Ferneyhough, in famous for his ultra-complex scores that cannot be realized entirely but drive performers to new levels of virtuosity, is an astute commentator both on his own music and that of others. The book is divided into four sections: Essays remarks on compositional and aesthetic matters , On His Own Works descriptions of ten works from the s and and the process of writing them , On the Works of Others three pieces on Webern, Finnissy and Ruggles respectively and Interviews fourteen in all, ranging from to
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Australian National University Library. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Harwood Academic Publishers- Performing Arts — pages. Open to the public. Add a tag Cancel Modernism music. Sarah Ballard marked it as to-read Jul 23, The long run-on sentences, incredibly dense language and syntax is often more confusing than it is clarifying. So, I felt it was best to just start at the beginning and read to the end what a novel idea, right?
To quote just one representative paragraph: Unfortunately the book is out of print and can be difficult to find. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Public Private login e. InJames Boros and Richard Toop oversaw the publication of this volume of Collected Writings, translating into English a number of items that had been published in foreign journals. Physical Description pages: Shannon Mack marked it as to-read Jul 31, I stopped reading at 6: Max rated it really liked it Oct 18, Canek Goded colichio rated it it was amazing Dec 26, Found at these bookshops Searching — please wait We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.
No eBook collected Amazon. An example of one his scores is below. These 3 locations in Queensland: I started reading it at 7: The highly complex web of activity, decoupled staff notation, the look of his scores and the endurance required to perform his music has fascinated and puzzled me for years.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open to the public University of Western Australia. Brian Ferneyhough — collected writings The excerpt is Terrain composed for violinist Irvine Arditti and yes, the performer does play both of collecyed staves simultaneously. Mar 24, Christopher rated it really liked it.
These online bookshops told us they have this item: Together, the writings provide a fascinating and engaging means of insight into the workings of the mind of a composer whose output could be regarded as one of the most significant of this century. Two decades have passed since this volume was published, and Ferneyhough continues to write music and write about music. Open to the public ; It just might change your mind about the man and his music. Maxwell added it Jun 17, No trivia or quizzes yet.
Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings
Ferneyhough was born in Coventry and received formal musical training at the Birmingham School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music from —67, where he studied with Lennox Berkeley. In , performances of his work for large ensemble Transit and Time and Motion Study III were given; the former piece being awarded a Koussevitzky prize, the latter performed at the Donaueschingen festival. In many of these events he was paired with fellow British composer, Michael Finnissy , with whom he became friends during his student days. In , he became William H. Bonsall Professor in Music at Stanford University. In December he received an honorary degree from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire for his contribution to contemporary classical music.
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Dogar There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. What I found was one of the most rewarding books I have ever read. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Trivia About Brian Ferneyhough I think that freedom is kind the beauty of reading a collection of essays without a defined narrative. To quote just one representative paragraph: Thanks for your post. In the end, I found this to an effective way to approach this book. In general, I found this entire book extraordinary and I could not put it down for days.
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La Trobe University Library. Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings The first section writigs the book Essays was ferneyhouhh my favorite section, and the one that contained topics I was most interested in — notation, teaching composition, intersection of technology and composition — and held answers to some of the more pressing questions I had about the music and the ideology behind it. However, the last section of the book — Interviews — is incredibly insightful and was probably what I found the most enjoyable to read. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.
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