Alejo Carpentier and the Musical Text (Studies in Hispanic by Katia Chornik PDF

By Katia Chornik

ISBN-10: 1909662178

ISBN-13: 9781909662179

widely recognized for his novelsEl reino de este mundo (The nation of this global) and Los pasos perdidos (The misplaced Steps), the Swiss-born Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980) included tune in his fiction broadly, for example in titles, in analogies with musical kinds, in scenes depicting performances, recordings and pronounces, and in characters' discussions of musical matters. Chornik's research makes a speciality of Carpentier's writings from a musicological standpoint, bridging intermediality and intertextuality via an exam of song as formative, as shape, and as played. The emphasis lies at the novelsLos pasos perdidos, El acoso (The Chase),Concierto barroco (Baroque Concerto) andLa consagracion de los angeles primavera (The ceremony of Spring), and on his unknown essayLos origenes de l. a. musica y los angeles musica primitiva (The Origins of song and Primitive Music), the repository of rules forLos pasos perdidos, incorporated right here for the 1st time as facsimile and in English translation. Chornik's research will entice students and scholars in literary reviews, cultural reports, musicology and ethnomusicology, and to a in particular interdisciplinary readership.

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