alcides lanza: Portrait of a Composer by Pamela Jones

By Pamela Jones

within the first full-length biography of 1 of Canada's such a lot talented and influential composers, Pamela Jones attracts from huge interviews with composers, performers, scholars, pals, and kinfolk. She bargains an research of lanza's key compositions and discusses his musical improvement in a brilliant portrayal of the social, cultural, and political milieus during which he labored - from the problems of composing below a repressive govt in Fifties Argentina to the "anything is going" surroundings of latest York within the Nineteen Sixties, the post-war cultural revival in Berlin, and the multicultural variety of Montreal.

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