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Ian C. Kemp
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Tippett: The Composer and His Music

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Combining biography with analyses of Sir Michael Tippett's technical background and idiosyncratic rhythmic language, this study surveys the unique world of Tippet's musical and dramatic action and discusses his oratorio A Child of Our Time, the four operas, and The Vision of Saint Augustine.
Paperback, 528 pages
Published December 31st 1987 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published December 1984)
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Jonathan Hutchins
Think I understood about 15% of this exhaustive tome. Have to say, though, that if I were a contemporary composer with a debatable reputation, I'd kill for an apologist such as Ian Kemp.
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