Ancient song recovered : the life and music of Veljo Tormis / by Mimi S. Daitz

Author(s): Daitz, Mimi S
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Subjects: Composers--Estonia--Interviews
Tormis, Veljo, 1930---Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Hillsdale, NY : Pendragon Press, c2004
Series: Dimension & diversity series no. 3
Dimension & diversity no. 3
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xxi, 368 p. : ill., maps, music ; 23 cm. + 1 CD (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Table of Contents: List of Estonian institutions and organizations; abbreviations
Frequently cited Estonian periodicals
I. Introduction 1
II. Estonian history and Tormis 15
III. The Regilaul 43
IV. Challenge and response : "heritage and heirs" / Jaan Kaplinski 59
Challenge and response : "folk song and us" / Veljo Tormis 59
V. The Estonian choral tradition 79
VI. Veljo Tormis - 1930-1965 91
VII. Veljo Tormis - 1965 to 2000 125
VIII. A modern Shaman's call : "Raua needmine" : "Veljo Tormis - 'curse upon iron'" / Urve Lippus 153
IX. Two other major choral works by Tormis : Eesti kalendrilaulud and looduspildid; and a ballet/cantata, Eesti ballaadid 173
X. Two political choral pieces : Motisklusi Hando Runneliga and Motisklusi Leniniga 201
XI. Other genres : solo ensemble - "Piiskop ja pagan;" opera - Luigelend; film music - Kevade and Lindpriid; solo song - Kumme haikut; music for children - Vanavanemate viisivakk 221
XII. Tormis's non interview : "Veljo Tormis does not answer" / Veljo Tormis, Madis Kolk 243
XIII. Envoi 257
Additional Authors: Tormis, Veljo, 1930-
Notes: LCCN: 2004008827
ISBN: 1576470091 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-362) and index
Discography: p. 342-349
Contents: Introduction -- Estonian history and Tormis -- The regilaul -- Challenge and response -- The Estonian choral tradition -- Veljo Tormis, 1930-1965 -- Veljo Tormis, 1965 to 2000 -- A modern shaman's call -- Two other major choral works by Tormis -- Two political choral pieces -- Other genres -- Tormis's non interview -- Envoi
Compact disc accompanying this books is shelved in the Music Listening Center
OCLC Number: 55000549
ISBN/ISSN: 1576470091