Jonathan Harvey and Jean-Claude Carrière
Circles of Silence

The opera Wagner Dream, by composer Jonathan Harvey, premiered in 2007. In this cahier, Harvey discusses with his librettist Jean-Claude Carrière the ideas underlying the opera and, in a detailed essay about the undecidability of music, reveals the opera’s Buddhist leitmotifs. With images from the opera and explanatory marginalia, this cahier offers a clear insight into the work of one of the foremost contemporary composers of electro-acoustic music.

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  • 40 pages

  • 8 colour illustrations

  • 240 x 150mm

  • ISBN 

    978-0-9552963-3-8

  • Publication date: 

    2007

  • Sewn paperback with dust jacket


  • £ 14
    Choose it as part of a boxed set of 6
    £ 72