Arvo Pärt in Conversation

Arvo P rt in Conversation This collection of essays and interviews is an ideal guide to the work and thought of one of the world s greatest and most original living composers In Enzo Restagno s extensive interview P rt gives

  • Title: Arvo Pärt in Conversation
  • Author: Arvo Pärt Robert Jamieson Crow Enzo Restagno Leopold Brauneiss Saale Kareda Heinz Valk
  • ISBN: 9781564787866
  • Page: 286
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This collection of essays and interviews is an ideal guide to the work and thought of one of the world s greatest and most original living composers In Enzo Restagno s extensive interview, P rt gives an intimate description of his work and life in Soviet Estonia, his emigration, his artistic odyssey, and his worldview Then, Arvo P rt s compositional technique is the focuThis collection of essays and interviews is an ideal guide to the work and thought of one of the world s greatest and most original living composers In Enzo Restagno s extensive interview, P rt gives an intimate description of his work and life in Soviet Estonia, his emigration, his artistic odyssey, and his worldview Then, Arvo P rt s compositional technique is the focus of a musicological essay by Leopold Brauneiss Finally, Saale Kareda explores the spiritual aspects of the composer s approach to his works Two acceptance speeches, delivered by P rt on receiving major European prizes, complete this fascinating and illuminating portrait.

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    1. These are the most sensitive interviewer's questions I have ever read, directed towards a musician of great sensitivity himself. After the interview transcription, there is an analytical essay on tintinnabulist theory and voice constructions, as well as 2 acceptance speeches for various musical prizes. Good insight into Part's work.

    2. "Arvo Pärt in Conversation" is now the 5th version of Enzo Restagno's extensive interview with the Estonian composer Arvo Pärt that has appeared in print after the Italian original from 2004, the Estonian translation in 2005, the German translation in 2010 and the French translation also released in Oct. 2012. The Italian and Estonian editions are the most extensive with a dozen articles & sections in addition to the interview. The German, French and English editions are more compact with [...]

    3. This book brings an insider's view to Arvo Pärt and his creative universe. It is well divided in two sections. The first is a broad interview with the Italian composer Enzo Restagno, where Arvo (and Nora) sit around a table in the Italian Alps in 2003 and discuss Arvo's creative evolution chronologically with insights on their life story (early life, forceful migration, etc). The second part is an in depth musical explanation of Arvo's unique "tintinnabuli" framework for creating music. This wa [...]

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