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The exercise is not only valid but musically stimulating. About an arranements ago. Pace is clearly so conversant with this music as to be a constituent part of it, while the deliberately dated piano sound and recording style is perfectly suited to this finnissg yet compelling finnisst. September 12, at 8: As Finnissy states, the inversion of mood in so many of these movements is central to his approach:. Main website is at http: A large portion of his oeuvre draws on music from the past, both canonic and obscure, subsuming them to create works that are both excitingly fresh and inextricably linked to music history.
This disc is unique and remarkable. These versions are useful concert items at the very least. These are magical moments.
The piano recording is delectable. Outside Fort Tregantle Michael Finnissy. This item is printed to order.
I first found the score in the arrangwments of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music which, thanks to the presence of musicologist Richard Toop, had quite a substantial Finnissy collection.
A place gershwn thoughts, reflections, links, both trivial and not so trivial. About 2 days ago. The song tunes drift hazily in and out of the music. Recordings are available on various labels, notably NMC and Metier; the latter has released a cycle of CDs to great critical acclaim.
Finnissy, Michael – Gershwin Arrangements piano
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The twenty-three pieces in finnissg plus a few early versions are all derived from different Gershwin songs, generally from the musical comedies and revues for which he wrote some or all of the music, and also for various films.
Solo piano A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. Michael Finnissy has restored the art of the piano transcription, and his arrnagements of Gershwin standards have become the most frequently performed of all his voluminous piano output.
Piano Time Stickers Oxford. A collection of reflections, variations, and meditations upon some favourite Gershwin songs. He went on to create the music department of the London School of Contemporary Dance, and has been associated as composer with many notable British dance companies. Discover Michael Finnissy’s music in the collection. So the stage is set on this CD for something special. About 3 days ago. Choose your country or region Close.
The Gershwin songs that inspired Finnissy
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Everything is beautifully played too. InstrumentalPiano Periods: Liturgy of Saint Paul Michael Finnissy. How long has this been going on? Sax Music MSV