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Title Ways of hearing : reflections on music in 26 pieces / edited by Scott Burnham, Marna Seltzer & Dorothea Von Moltke.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2021]


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.17 WAY    Available
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Description xii, 202 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary An outstanding anthology in which notable musicians, artists, scientists, thinkers, poets, and more--from Gustavo Dudamel and Carrie Mae Weems to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Paul Muldoon--explore the influence of music on their lives and work
Contents Introduction: A conversation of keen spirits and vivid voices / Scott Burnham -- One, two, three ... infinity / Richard Powers, writer -- The joy inside sorrow / Pico Iyer, writer -- Fidelio's echo / Gustavo Dudamel, musician -- Beethoven invents the species again / C.K. Williams, poet -- A winter drive / Edward Dusinberre, musician -- Work song / Jeff Dolven, poet -- Arvo Pärt's Tabula rasa / Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, music critic -- On Chopin's Ballade no. 2, op. 38 / Jamie Barton, musician -- ["Pleyel" printed as mirror image] Pleyel / Susan Stewart, poet -- Jessye Norman sings "Die Nachtigall" by Alban Berg / Alicia Hall Moran, musician, and Jason Moran, musician -- "Wusuli boat song"/"Water is wide" : history of a cross-cultural duet / Abigail Washburn, musician, and Wu Fei, musician -- "Loud dreaming" : of mothers and sisters and lessons in listening / Daphne A. Brooks, scholar -- Interval/Notation / Maureen N. McLane, poet -- A change is gonna come / Carrie Mae Weems, visual artist -- See the music / Brian Seibert, dance critic -- Edward Elgar, Cello oncerto in E minor, 1919 / Paul Muldoon, poet -- Opera is indivisible / Alexander Kluge, writer -- Music as a family affair / Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court justice, and James Ginsburg, music producer ; interviewed by Nina Totenberg ; chronicled by Melissa Lane -- Your brother called / Susan Wheeler, poet -- Holy song of thanks / Elaine Pagels, scholar -- On Beethoven's String quartet in B-flat, op. 130, with the Grosse Fuge / Arnold Steinhardt, musician ; interviewed by Scott Burnham -- Adagio / Robert Pinsky, poet -- A long song log : ten entries on seriality, to the accompaniment of Charles Mingus's Black saint / Nathaniel Mackey, poet -- Ghazal for the end of time / Jane Hirshfield, poet -- Spaces for music / Frank Gehry, architect ; interviewed by Mark Swed -- Going spatial / Laurie Anderson, musician, and Edgar Choueiri, physicist.
Subject Music, Influence of.
Music appreciation.
Added Author Burnham, Scott G., editor.
Seltzer, Marna, editor.
Moltke, Dorothea von, editor.
Added Title Reflections on music in 26 pieces
ISBN 0691204470 hardcover
9780691204475 hardcover

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