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The life and music of Sir Malcolm Arnold

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All of my music is biographical' declared Sir Malcolm Arnold in an interview in 1991. Arnold's turbulent life has permeated his music to a greater degree than probably any other British composer as Paul Jackson reveals in this illuminating account. Interweaving biographical details with close analyses of Arnold's major works, particularly the nine symphonies, and drawing on sketch materials never previously examined, Jackson provides fascinating insights into Arnold's compositional process, and the ideas informing works such as the John Field Fantasy and the 7th Symphony. - - Extensive interviews with Arnold himself as well as with his family, friends and colleagues add further perspectives on his relationships with fellow composers and musicians, publishers, critics and family. A combination of joie de vivre and periods of depression and personal tragedy, Arnold's life has mirrored his music in its combination of seemingly disparate elements that make a compelling whole.

HB book in excellent condition. Slight shelfwear to DJ, otherwise VG+, interior in near mint condition, practically unread/untouched. Covers NM. A very nice copy of this rare book.

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Author(s):
Paul R W Jackson
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1859283810
ISBN-13:
9781859283813
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
The life and music of Sir Malcolm Arnold

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All of my music is biographical' declared Sir Malcolm Arnold in an interview in 1991. Arnold's turbulent life has permeated his music to a greater degree than probably any other British composer as Paul Jackson reveals in this illuminating account. Interweaving biographical details with close analyses of Arnold's major works, particularly the nine symphonies, and drawing on sketch materials never previously examined, Jackson provides fascinating insights into Arnold's compositional process, and the ideas informing works such as the John Field Fantasy and the 7th Symphony. - - Extensive interviews with Arnold himself as well as with his family, friends and colleagues add further perspectives on his relationships with fellow composers and musicians, publishers, critics and family. A combination of joie de vivre and periods of depression and personal tragedy, Arnold's life has mirrored his music in its combination of seemingly disparate elements that make a compelling whole.

HB book in excellent condition. Slight shelfwear to DJ, otherwise VG+, interior in near mint condition, practically unread/untouched. Covers NM. A very nice copy of this rare book.

Author(s):
Paul R W Jackson
Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1859283810
ISBN-13:
9781859283813
Number of pages:
277
Publisher:
Ashgate
Title:
The life and music of Sir Malcolm Arnold

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