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Accompanied voices : poets on composers from Thomas Tallis to Arvo Pärt / selected by John Greening

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Woodbridge : Boydell Press, 2015.
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 29, 2015).
Includes index.
Accompanied Voices is a unique book: not only is it a highly readable anthology of some of the most memorable and accessible international writing about classical music, and a moving commentary by one set of practising artists on the work of another.
Frontcover; Contents; Neil Powell: 'Music'; Introduction; Dana Gioia: 'Lives of the Great Composers'; Thomas Tallis (1505-85); Charles Tomlinson: 'Spem in Alium'; William Byrd: 'Ye Sacred Muses'; William Byrd (?1543-1623); Sidney Keyes: 'William Byrd'; Edward Storey: 'William Byrd's Virginal Music from My Ladye Nevells Booke (1591); John Dowland (?1563-1626); Hal Summers: 'O Dowland, Old John Dowland'; Pauline Stainer: 'Mrs John Dowland'; N.S. Thompson: 'John Dowland on the Lute'; Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643); Robin Fulton Macpherson: 'Morning Words'; Gregorio Allegri (1582-1652).
Stuart Henson: 'Harmonic'Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625); Alfred, Lord Tennyson: 'Orlando Gibbons'; John Greening: 'The Lute at Hawthornden Castle'; Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707); Alistair Elliot: 'Buxtehude's Daughter'; Henry Purcell (1659-95); John Dryden: 'An Ode on the Death of Mr Henry Purcell'; Samuel Taylor Coleridge: 'Lines to W.L'; François Couperin (1668-1733); John Heath-Stubbs: 'Couperin at the Keyboard'; Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741); Alison Brackenbury: 'Yesterday Vivaldi visited me ... '; Ruth Fainlight: 'Dixit Dominus'; Margaret Speak: 'Vivaldi's Bow'; Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764).
Arthur Symons: 'On an Air of Rameau'Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750); Douglas Dunn: 'Loch Music'; Norman MacCaig: 'Pibroch: The Harp Tree'; Rowan Williams: 'Bach for the Cello'; John Heath-Stubbs: 'Homage to J.S. Bach'; Ivor Gurney: 'Bach and the Sentry'; Lotte Kramer: 'Fugue'; John Gohorry: 'Bach's Journal for George Erdmann'; Charles Tomlinson: 'If Bach had been a Beekeeper'; William Scammell: 'A Touch of the Goldbergs'; George Frideric Handel (1685-1759); Geoffrey Hill: 'G. F. Handel, Opus 6'; Alison Brackenbury: 'Writing Rinaldo'; John Byrom: Epigram; Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757).
Basil Bunting: From 'Briggflatts'Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714-87); Mick Imlah: 'Scottish Play'; Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809); William Scammell: 'Small Fanfare for H.C. Robbins Landon'; Thomas Holcroft: 'To Haydn'; John Gohorry: 'A fiat for Joseph Haydn'; Tony Roberts: 'After the Celibacy of Summer'; Antonio Salieri (1750-1825); John Heath-Stubbs: 'Mozart and Salieri'; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91); Seán Street: 'K595 (Mozart)'; Anne Stevenson: 'Kosovo Surprised by Mozart'; Elizabeth Jennings: 'Mozart's Horn Concertos'; Alistair Elliot: 'Exsultate, Jubilate'
Michael Donaghy: 'Cadenza'Sheenagh Pugh: 'Mozart Playing Billiards'; Gregory Warren Wilson: 'The Unsung Mechanisms'; Peter Sansom: 'K563'; Thomas Hardy: 'Lines to a Movement in Mozart'; Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827); Gillian Allnutt: 'Barclays Bank and Lake Baikal'; R.S. Thomas: 'Sonata'; Matthew Arnold: from 'Epilogue to Lessing's Laocoön'; Anne Stevenson: 'Arioso Dolente'; Ted Hughes: 'Opus 131'; Alan Jenkins: 'Für Elise'; Oliver Reynolds: 'The Composer's Ear-Trumpet'; Norman MacCaig: 'Concerto'; Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840); Floyd Skloot: 'Paganini and the Powers of Darkness'
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Music and literature.
Musique et littérature.
MUSIC -- Instruction & Study -- Voice.
MUSIC -- Lyrics.
MUSIC -- Printed Music -- Vocal.
POETRY -- Anthologies (multiple authors)
Music and literature. (OCoLC)fst01030479
Poetry. (OCoLC)fst01423828
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Greening, John, selector.
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Print version: Greening, John. Accompanied Voices : Poets on Composers: From Thomas Tallis to Arvo Pärt. Woodbridge : Boydell & Brewer, ©2015 9781783270156
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