A Ballad-Maker - The Life And Songs Of C. Armstrong Gibbs

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Catalogue No: 0905210417
Format: Books | Biography
A comprehensive study of the songs of Gibbs, Ro Hancock-Child introduces us to the man and explores his music. Gibbs' songs, of which there are over 160, are accessible and rewarding for all singers, and the composer has always believed his music should serve the poetry being set, leading to a remarkably expressive and detailed compositional style. This detailed guide examines Gibbs' life and the hallmarks of his music, making this an essential title for anyone wishing to delve deeper into the works of this understated master of the diatonic.
ISBN: 9780905210414
No of pages: 92
Language: English
Publisher: Thames Publishing