Henri Dutilleux: Music- Mystery and Memory: Interviews with Claude Glayman

Henri Dutilleux: Music- Mystery and Memory: Interviews with Claude Glayman

by Roger Nichols, Claude Glayman, Claude Glayman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754608999

ISBN-13: 9780754608998

Pub. Date: 06/06/2003

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

Born in 1916, Henri Dutilleux is one of France's leading composers, enjoying an international reputation for his beautifully crafted works. This is the first translation into English of a series of interviews between Dutilleux and the French writer and journalist Claude Glayman which took place in 1996. Dutilleux discusses aspects of his life including his early

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Born in 1916, Henri Dutilleux is one of France's leading composers, enjoying an international reputation for his beautifully crafted works. This is the first translation into English of a series of interviews between Dutilleux and the French writer and journalist Claude Glayman which took place in 1996. Dutilleux discusses aspects of his life including his early training at the Paris Conservatoire, the German occupation of France and the time that he spent in the United States. The interviews reveal much about his music and his approach to composition, as well as the influences on his musical style. Originally published by Actes Sud in 1997, this English edition is the work of translator Roger Nichols, one of the UK's leading specialists on French music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754608998
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/06/2003
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: The portrait of Chopin; An anxious child; Of bells and belfries; Paris. The Conservatoire - 'artists' entrance'; In the style of ...; Interlude at the Villa Medici; From the occupation to the liberation; in search of an aesthetic; Geneviève Joy; Pelléas in September 1940; With Grémillon, Fano and Pialat; Opus 1; French radio - first symphony; Serialism: historical necessity or terrorism?; Les ballet de Paris - Le Loup; On Jean Cassou; 'Le Double', via Münch; Memory and not leitmotif; Nalraux as music director; Métaboles for George Szell; May 1968; Tout un monde lointain; On the name 'Sacher'; Aren't the notes enough?; Nocturnes - timbres, espace, mouvement; Ainsi la nuit - the economy of the string quartet; Mystère de l'instant; Festivals; L'arbre des songes; Le jeu des contraires and subsequent works; Twenty-four strings and a cymbalom; Against the tide or unclassifiable?; Science and music; French music and the outside world; Index.

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