Centre and periphery, roots and exile : interpreting the music of István Anhalt, György Kurtág, and Sándor Veress / Friedemann Sallis, Robin Elliott, and Kenneth DeLong, editors ; with assistance from Aaron Dalton

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Subjects: Composers--Hungary--Biography
Immigrants--History--20th century
Music--History and criticism
Anhalt, István
Kurtág, György
Veress, Sándor, 1907-1992
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, French
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2011
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xviii, 461 p. : music ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Elliott, Robin, 1956-
Sallis, Friedemann
DeLong, Kenneth, 1944-
Centre and periphery, roots and exile (2008 : University of Calgary)
Notes: ISBN: 9781554581481
ISBN: 1554581486
Majority of essays initially presented at the symposium Centre and periphery, roots and exile, at the University of Calgary, 22-25 January, 2008. Cf. Introd
Includes bibliographical references and index
Also available in electronic format
Most essays in English; includes 3 essays in French
Contents: István Anhalt : a character sketch / John Beckwith -- Kurtág, as I know him / Gergely Szokolay -- "A kind of musical autobiography" : reading traces in Sándor Veress's Orbis tonorum / Claudio Veress -- Of the centre, periphery; exile, liberation; home and the self / István Anhalt -- István Anhalt's Kingston triptych / Robin Elliott -- István Anhalt's The tents of Abraham : where music cannot heal, let it be restored / William Benjamin -- Which displacement? : tracing exile in the postwar compositions of István Anhalt and Mátyás Seiber / Florian Scheding -- Letters to America / Rachel Beckles Willson -- Roots and routes : travel and translation in István Anhalt's operas / Gordon E. Smith -- Le fonds István Anhalt (MUS 164) à Bibliothèque et Archives Canada : auto-construction du compositeur et rôle du lieu dans son œuvre / Rachelle Chiasson-Taylor -- Sewing earth to sky : István Anhalt and the pedagogy of transformation / Austin Clarkson -- György Kurtág's Játékok : a "voyage" into the child's musical mind / Stefano Melis -- Arracher la figure au figuratif : la musique vocale de György Kurtág / Alvaro Oviedo -- Dirges and ditties : György Kurtág's latest settings of poetry by Anna Akhmatova / Julia Galieva-Szokolay -- Interpreting György Kurtág and George Crumb : through the looking glass / Dina Lentsner -- György Kurtág et Walter Benjamin : considérations sur l'aura dans la musique / Jean-Paul Olive -- What presence of the past? : artistic autobiography in György Kurtág's music / Ulrich Mosch -- "Listening to inner voices" : István Anhalt Sonance * Resonance (Welche Töne?) / Alan Gillmor -- Music written from memory in the late work of István Anhalt / Friedemann Sallis -- On doubleness and life in Canada : an interview with István Anhalt
OCLC Number: 723413324
ISBN/ISSN: 9781554581481