The Music of Hugh Wood by Edward Venn PDF

By Edward Venn

The song of Hugh wooden offers the 1st ever in-depth examine of this recognized, but purely in brief documented composer. through the years, wooden (b. 1932) has produced a titanic oeuvre that explores the validated genres of symphony, concerto, and quartet at the one hand, and songs and choruses at the different. Underpinned by means of an information of contemporary philosophical, theoretical and analytical innovations, Dr Edward Venn highlights either the technical foundation of Wood's song and the expressive strength of his paintings. In doing so, an image emerges of wooden as an artist of substantial advantage and tool. The eclectic combination of nationwide and foreign affects within the tune of Hugh wooden mix to create a person and designated musical language all his personal. The e-book offers an summary of Wood's sort, focussing on his engagement with modernism and the melodic, rhythmic, harmonic and formal features of his musical language. From the following a extra particular attention of Wood's improvement as a composer is complicated, during which his technical improvement is illustrated along an exploration of assorted elements of musical which means embodied in his works. within the procedure, quite a few analytical recommendations starting from formalist to narrative constructions are applied, demonstrating the fecundity and expressivity of Wood's music.

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