The music of Simon Holt /
Bringing together well-known writers with composers and performers, this volume gives a complete overview of Holt's creative work up to 2015.
Boydell and Brewer : Boydell Press,
- Frontcover; Contents; Figures and Tables; Contributors; Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations, with a note on recordings and scores; Introduction. Memories of Magical Moonlight: Simon Holt's years as a composition student; 1 Duende y Duelos: The Andalusian spirit in the Lorca settings; 2 An Interplay of Passion and Spirit: The Nightingale's to Blame; 3 Images in Sound: Movement, harmony and colour in the early music; 4 Myth and Narrative in 3 for Icarus; 5 Sound, Sense and Syntax: The Emily Dickinson settings; 6 Piano Music; 7 Redefining the Cello's Voice: Musical agency in feet of clay.
- 8 Performance and Reflections: Holt's music for oboe and cor anglais9 Shaking the Bars: The Yellow Wallpaper; 10 Listening to the River's Roar: Stance, texture and space in the concertos; 11 Orchestral Works in Performance; 12 Oblique Themes and Still Centres: A conversation between; 13 Sketching and Idea-Gathering; 14 Art, Conceptualism and Politics in Holt's music; Appendix A: Overview and Catalogue of Pieces; Appendix B: Texts by Simon Holt for Raju Raghuvanshi is a ghost and The Legend of Melusine; Bibliography; Index of pieces by Simon Holt; General index.