Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)
  • Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)
  • Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)
  • Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)
  • Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)
zoom
Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback) Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback) Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)

Selected Letters of Michael Tippett (Hardback)

(author)
£25.00
Hardback 480 Pages / Published: 15/09/2005
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
Throughout his life, which spanned the greater part of the twentieth century (1905-1998), Sir Michael Tippett was a prolific letter-writer. He wrote to a vast number of people over the years, including family, friends and lovers, colleagues in the music world, journalists, poets, dramatists and politicians. Published to coincide with the centenary of Tippett's birth, these carefully selected letters provide us with a first hand account of the composer's private and professional experiences, revealing a uniquely personal view which until now has remained largely unknown to the public. Bearing witness to the atrocities and advancements of the twentieth century, these letters display a fiercely creative mind struggling to construct a universal artistic expression. His correspondence places the reader at the composer's side, within the historical moment, as a witness to the creative process. Writing open, uninhibited letters became common practice for Tippett, his candid tone lending itself to tackling a wide range of personal and social issues. From the bombing of his cottage in Oxted, to the ecstatic experience of artistic breakthrough that led to progress on a new composition, each new event and accomplishment is documented with clarity and urgency.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571226009
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 775 g
Dimensions: 241 x 163 x 39 mm
Edition: Main

You may also be interested in...

Just Kids
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
We Were Strangers
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Morrissey
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback
BBC Proms 2018
Added to basket
£7.00
Paperback
Let The Good Times Roll
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.00
Hardback
Beastie Boys Book
Added to basket
£32.00   £26.99
Hardback
M Train
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Hard Stuff
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Useless Magic
Added to basket
£20.00   £15.99
Hardback
Reveal: Robbie Williams
Added to basket
The Beatles
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Life
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Coal Black Mornings
Added to basket
Roger Daltrey: Thanks a lot Mr Kibblewhite
Added to basket
My Thoughts Exactly
Added to basket
£20.00   £14.00
Hardback
To Throw Away Unopened
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.