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The Music of Michael Nyman: Texts, Contexts and Intertexts

The Music of Michael Nyman: Texts, Contexts and Intertexts

  • Author: ap Siôn, Pwyll
[a] ground-breaking study ... it represents a substantial contribution to musicology ... the study succeeds in its illustration of the subtlety and sophistication of Nyman's art of reworking.... More…

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Contents

  • Contents: Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Nyman 'on trial'
  • Man and boy: the early years
  • Texts in context
  • Mapping intertextuality in Nyman
  • Parallel universes: the Nyman-Greenaway soundtracks
  • Quotation in Nyman's neurological opera
  • Unchained melodies: intertextuality and inter-referentiality in the string quartets
  • The author returns: music at The Piano
  • Gene sequences and musical sequences: Facing Goya
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index.