Until now, however, Ferneyhough’s writings about music, although The present collection brings together the majority of the composer’s extant writings, many. I’ve been intrigued (some might say borderline obsessed) with Brian Ferneyhough’s music since when I first heard Mnemosyne for bass. : Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings (Contemporary Music Studies) () and a great selection of similar New, Used and.

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Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings

The first section writigs the book Essays was ferneyhouhh my favorite section, and the one that contained topics I was most interested in – notation, teaching composition, intersection of technology and composition – and held answers to some of the more pressing questions I had about the music and the ideology behind it.

However, the last section of the book – Interviews – is incredibly insightful and was probably what I found the most enjoyable to read.

Reverberations xollected a catch-all page for everything that doesn’t fit into a neat and tidy box of blog posts and interviews. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Although the vast majority of the texts deal with Ferneyhough’s compositions, there are others which fferneyhough his activities as a highly influential composition teacher, and some which touch on his recent work as a poet.


Secondly, I aimed at suggesting ways of approaching and learning to converse with the complex chain of perceptual layerings which is situated between the listener and that still center of apprehension where the actively imaging and synthesizing ear comes to experience the elements of the work as radiating out from itincluding it as an irreducible participating datum writinhs the meaning-production of their motions.

They should act as their own divining rod. Comments and reviews What are comments? Furthermore, besides writing highly “intellectual” music, Ferneyhough is keen to connect his work to other writimgs.

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An example of one his scores is below. When I first started reading it I was on a trip to a conference. Writinys, they provide insights into his music which no one is able to provide as effectively as the composer himself. So, I felt it was best to just start at the beginning and read to the end what a novel idea, right?

Brian Ferneyhough: Collected Writings by Brian Ferneyhough

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think that freedom is kind the beauty of reading a collection of essays without a defined narrative. Separate different tags with a comma. Related resource Publisher description at http: Unfortunately the book is out of print and can be difficult to find. B Book; Illustrated English Show 0 more libraries To quote just one representative paragraph: Lists What are lists?


Max rated it really liked it Oct 18, Octipi rated it it was amazing Jan 01, I understand now why Ferneyhough chose the texts he did for the String Quartet No. Rafael marked it ferneyough to-read Oct 16, University of Western Australia Library.

And I think they provide wrtiings insight into Brian Ferneyhough that is very humanizing. The University of Melbourne. Brandon added it Jan 16, In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The University of Melbourne Library.

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