The Nuctemeron of Sitsky

Crispin, Judith M. (2004) The Nuctemeron of Sitsky. In: 2004 Symposium of the International Musicological Society (SIMS2004) , 11-16 July 2004, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper highlights Larry Sitsky's reinterpretation and revitalisation of Ferruccio Busoni's esoteric tradition - Junge Klassizität, or Young Classicality. This, the Busoni- Sitsky esoteric tradition, is rooted in the notion of a priesthood of composers, whose worksserve to illuminate the mystic path for those who follow. This paper deciphers the allegorical content of Sitsky’s The Golem with a view to casting new light on this tradition and its continuing significance in modern composition.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evdience of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Music
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2009 06:12
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:21
Uncontrolled Keywords: Larry Sitsky
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing > 190409 Musicology and Ethnomusicology
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5479

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