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The Music of Silence

A Composer"s Testament

by John Tavener

  • 268 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Faber & Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century music,
  • Aesthetics,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Music / Classical,
  • Poetry,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBrian Keeble (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7857438M
    ISBN 100571200885
    ISBN 109780571200887


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Music and Silence is a beautifully written, lyrical novel which explores music, silence and much, much more. Set in 17th Century Denmark, the stories of multiple characters intertwine and the tale of each is equally captivating.

The description and sense of place is 4/5. musicofsilenceYou know me. I love reading fiction. However, I chose to read Andrea Bocelli's autobiography, "The Music of Silence: A Memoir," out of curiosity for this man whose voice has the warmth of a cozy fire, resonance of a cello, and familiar tone of a father's words/5.

Join him and Rose Tremain to discuss Music and Silence at the Newsroom, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA on Tuesday November 1st.

Doors open. Then, in a skillfully presented array of increasingly interlocking narratives (each keyed to a different character's consciousness), Tremain explores a considerable range of human responses to, and involvements with, the overt expressiveness of "music'' and the "silence'' that pervades hearts and minds given to introversion and secrecy.

"Music and Silence" tells a story that is both violent and tender, shocking and consoling. This is a bold, uncompromising, wildly original book which demonstrates that in the day-to-day business of living, as in a fairy tale, not everything is totally black, nor wholly white/5().

Music & Silence brought to life the most memorable characters. King Christian IV of Denmark is an absolute ruler who commands his orchestra to play from the cellar, yet he is almost a slave to his Consort, Kirsten, who has to be one of the most selfish, petty, vulgar, yet humorous characters I have ever met in fiction/5().

The contributions in this volume focus on the ways in which silence and music relate, contemplate each other and provide new avenues for addressing and gaining understanding of various realms of human endeavour.

The book maps out this little-explored aspect 5/5(1). Music and Silence is a novel written by the English author Rose is set in and around the court of Christian IV of Denmark in the years and The book won Best Novel at the Whitbread Awards.

The main historical event depicted is the end of Christian's second marriage, to Kirsten Munk, and the start of his third, to Vibeke Kruse. I have just completed my listening/reading of Music and Silence and it massively reinforces for me the trust that I have come to place in Rose Tremain.

I did not find this a comfortable book, but I did find it compelling. Tremain has a genuine capacity to get into characters' heads, so sharing their worlds and thoughts with us. The award-winning Music & Silence is one of Tremain's most popular works. Set in the court of Christian IV of Denmark during the 17th century, it is a beautiful and enduring tale of love, intrigue and betrayal.

Part history, part imagination, Music & Silence lyrically evokes the rich tapestry of court life. The contrast between music and ambient silence or sounds is powerful.

Obviously there’s the John Cage example, but another interesting example is the re-scoring of the Japanese animated film “Castle In The Sky” for American audiences. Music and silence. Reproduction Notes: Originally published: Awards: Winner of Whitbread Prize (Novel) Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category Target Audience: General (US: Trade).

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Andrea Bocelli, In His Own Words, On 'The Music Of Silence' The film is inspired by an autobiographical book I wrote at the end of the ‘90s, when after turn I felt the need to retrace. “The Music of the Silence” is the exception, and it’s no pleasure to report that the film makes nearly every wrong decision imaginable, beginning with its source material — a mushy third.

The book is an examination of the importance of silence, its cultural history, and the aversion contemporary society has to it. Although she is now a nonfiction writer, she also has a large bibliography of novels and short stories.

Get this from a library. Music & silence. [Rose Tremain] -- In the yeara young English lutenist named Peter Claire arrives at the Danish Court to join King Christian IV's Royal Orchestra.

From the moment when he realises that the musicians perform in a. The Music of Silence is Bocelli's autobiography that deals with his childhood, family, blindness, growing up, dating life, and his rise to fame. It’s a beautiful book /5(93). Rose Tremain, Author Farrar Straus Giroux $25 (p) ISBN   Directed by Michael Radford.

With Antonio Banderas, Jordi Mollà, Toby Sebastian, Alessandro Sperduti. Born with a serious eye condition that eventually leads to his blindness, Bocelli nevertheless rises above the challenges, driven by great ambitions towards his passion.

The silent pursuit of his daily mission continues/10(K). SME; SOLAR Music Rights Management, Sony ATV Publishing, LatinAutor, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, Kobalt Music Publishing, UMPI, CMRRA, LatinAutor - SonyATV, AMRA, and 13 Music.

The Music of Silence TV 1h 55m 20th-Century Period Pieces Based on the autobiography by tenor Andrea Bocelli, this musical biopic chronicles his life Genre: Music. Music & Silence by Rose Tremain,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).

In this book, different disciplines - history, music analysis, psychology, cognition, performance practices, social practices, music therapy, religious studies, philosophy - intersect in considering the multiplicity of relationships that exist between music and silence.

Buy a cheap copy of The Music of Silence: A Memoir book by Andrea Bocelli. You don't have to be an opera fan to appreciate this beautifully written memoir by world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli.

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Usually. You don't have to be an opera fan to appreciate this beautifully written memoir by world-famous tenor Andrea Bocelli. Born among the vineyards of Tuscany, Bocelli was still an infant when he developed glaucoma.

Music filtering into his room soothed the unsettled child. By the age of twelve he was completely blind, but his passion for music brought light back into his life.5/5(1). The book reveals that unexpected concepts and ways of thinking emerge from looking at sound in relation to its antithesis, encompassing not just Western art traditions, but the relationship between music, silence, the human psyche and sociological trends - ultimately, providing deeper understanding of the elemental places both music and silence.

Van Morrison jazzy chant-like rock song "Hymns to the Silence" on the CD of the same title describes the yearning of a person separated from his lover. In the emptiness and stillness of the night, he cries out, "When I'm away from you, I just have to sing, my hymns to the silence.".

Friends tell me that Music of Silence is my most readable book; for this I am grateful to Sharon Lebell, as I am grateful to Kathleen Norris for her Introduction. Kathleen (the author of Cloister Walk) has done so much to make the rich heritage of monastic tradition available to people outside the monastic enclosure.

The Music Of Silence lacks emotional weight, developed characters, a coherent linear story, and sufficient enough acting to make a passable biopic of a living s: Silence (沈黙, Chinmoku) is a novel of theological fiction by Japanese author Shūsaku Endō, published in English by Peter Owen is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara recipient of the Tanizaki Prize, it has Author: Shūsaku Endō.

"Music is the silence between the notes." - Claude Debussy quotes from   How much of “The Music of Silence” is true and how much fiction, only its inspiration, the singer Andrea Bocelli, knows for sure. Adapted from Mr. Bocelli’s novel of the same name (a. Browse all Simon & Garfunkel Sheet music.

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Other articles where Music & Silence is discussed: Rose Tremain: Way I Found Her (); Music & Silence (), which won a Whitbread Book Award; The Colour (); The Road Home (), about an eastern European immigrant in London; and The Gustav Sonata ().

She also wrote the short-story collections Evangelista’s Fan, & Other Stories () and. But a more interesting approach is to recognize and take advantage of the fact that silence and incidental noise can be made into fundamental parts of the musical texture.

They can be as much a component of the sound of your music as a bass line. Here are some ways that you can start to. “The Music of Silence” is based on a book you wrote about your life. Did you have a role in adapting it into a screenplay. My role was that of writing the book. Barnes & Noble Press.

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Members Save Every Day. Learn More. Silence is a beautiful love story that captures the hope that exists even in the midst of darkness and pain. When rising star, Stella loses her hearing in a pool accident, she faces not only the loss of her musical gift, but also the loss of her identity as a person/5(6).Silence, John Cage's first book and epic masterpiece, was published in October In these lectures, scores, and writings, Cage tries, as he says, to find a way of writing that comes from ideas, is not about them, but that produces them.

The Music of Silence has a compelling story at its center: A boy with failing eyesight, later completely blind, goes on to become one of the world's most popular opera singers. But the film, directed by Michael Radford, meanders from vignette to vignette, never building momentum or really making us feel Bocelli's struggle.2/5.