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By Katia Chornik

ISBN-10: 1909662178

ISBN-13: 9781909662179

well known for his novelsEl reino de este mundo (The state of this global) and Los pasos perdidos (The misplaced Steps), the Swiss-born Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980) integrated track in his fiction commonly, 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 examine makes a speciality of Carpentier's writings from a musicological viewpoint, bridging intermediality and intertextuality via an exam of track 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 l. a. primavera (The ceremony of Spring), and on his unknown essayLos origenes de l. a. musica y los angeles musica primitiva (The Origins of track and Primitive Music), the repository of rules forLos pasos perdidos, integrated the following for the 1st time as facsimile and in English translation. Chornik's examine will entice students and scholars in literary reviews, cultural stories, musicology and ethnomusicology, and to a in particular interdisciplinary readership.

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