Description

Joel-Francois Durand in the Mirror Land

Jonathan W. Bernard

  • Published: 2005
  • Subject Listing: Music, Autobiography
  • Bibliographic information: 278 pp., full musical score plus examples, bibliog., index, 6 x 9 in.
  • Territorial rights: World Rights
  • Published with: Perspectives of New Music
  • Contents

The second part of this volume comprises four essays on Durand's music, contributed by three of his former composition students - Christian Asplund, Eric Flesher, and Ryan M. Hare - and by his colleague, music theorist Jonathan W. Bernard, who has also edited and introduced this absorbing portrait of the composer.
Joel-Francois Durand is professor of composition and Jonathan W. Bernard is professor of theory, both in the School of Music, University of Washington.
Contents
Editor's Introduction
Texts and Music by Durand
- In the Mirror Land: Reflections on a Self-Reflection (2004)
- Melody - Three Situations: Un Feu distinct, La Terre et le feu, Athanor (2004)
- On Some Aspects of the Piano Concerto: Time as Generator of Space through Melody and Harmony (1996)
- In the Mirror Land: Version for Flute and Oboe (2003)
Texts by Others
- Thematic Adaptation in Recent Works of Joel-Francois Durand / Eric Flesher
- Centers, Fields, and Cracks: Some Solutions to the Problems of Contemporary Composition in the Music of Joel-Francois Durand / Ryan M. Hare
- "As if to illustrate the process of creation itself": Joel-Francois Durand's Lichtung / Christian Asplund
- Durand, Bernhard, and Form / Jonathan W. Bernard
Biography
List of Works
Contributors
Index
Reviews