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Title The Cyril Scott companion : unity in diversity / edited by Desmond Scott, Lewis Foreman and Leslie De'Ath
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : The Boydell Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 676 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; List of Contributors; Foreword by Martyn Brabbins; Preface by Desmond Scott; Acknowledgements; Editors' Note; I Scott in Context; 1 From Frankfurt with Love: Friendships Observed through Correspondence and Reminiscence; 2 Cyril Scott, Debussy and Stravinsky; 3 Cyril Scott and the BBC; 4 A Contemporary Composer's View of Cyril Scott's Music: 'The Subtle Composer of the Prize-Winning Overture'; 5 'Music for the Martians': Scott's Reception and Reputation at Home and Abroad; 6 Rose Allatini: Theme and Variations; 7 Memories of the Man I Barely KnewII The Music; 8 Discovering, Editing and Recording Cyril Scott; 9 'Years of Indiscretion': The Early Piano Works, 1898-1909; 10 'Like a Bird Sings': The Piano Works from the Op. 66 Sonata to World War 1; 11 The Later Piano Works; 12 The Twenty-First-Century Orchestral Recordings: The Shock of the Unknown; 13 The Chamber Music; 14 Operas and Music for the Theatre; 15 The Choral Works; 16 The Songs; III The Writings; 17 The Poetry; 18 The Occult Writings; 19 The Purpose of The Boy Who Saw True; 20 Near the End of Life: Candid Confessions and Reflections: A Discussion of the Memoir21 The Therapeutic Books; 22 Childishness or The Moron Mind; 23 A Note on the Plays; IV Personal Reminiscences; 24 Cyril Scott: A Personal Memory; 25 Reminiscences; 26 BBC Ninetieth-Birthday Tribute; Appendices; 1 The Songs: Misprints and High/Low Voice Variants; 2 Chronology of Works Published during Scott's Lifetime; Catalogues, Discography & Bibliography; i Catalogue of Cyril Scott's Music; ii A Cyril Scott Discography; iii Cyril Scott's Opus Numbers; iv Catalogue of Cyril Scott's Writings V Published Writings by Rose Allatinivi Select Bibliography; Music Credits; Index of Works; General Index
Summary This Companion explores the life and work of this remarkably creative man. It provides a comprehensive analysis and appraisal of all the available music and includes a complete catalogue of his musical works, along with a discography. Several works...both music and literary are here newly catalogued and discussed. Altogether, the volume gives a broad picture of Scott's entire output in literary, dramatic and philosophical genres. -- Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Scott, Cyril, 1879-1970 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Composers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Atkinson, Peter (Peter John), contributor
Brabbins, Martyn, contributor
De'Ath, Leslie, editor
Dickinson, Peter, 1934- contributor
Foreman, Lewis, editor
Hudson, Katherine, contributor
Langfield, Valerie, 1951- contributor
Leland, Kurt, contributor
Lloyd, Stephen, 1944- contributor
Martin, Steven (Steven Edward), contributor
Mazda, Rohinten Daddy, 1946- contributor
Price, Richard, 1947 December 10- contributor
Rubbra, Edmund, 1901-1986, contributor
Scott, Desmond, 1926- editor
Yates, Martin, 1958- contributor
ISBN 1787446298 (electronic bk.)
9781787446298 (electronic bk.)