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By Laura Dolp

some of the most often played modern composers, Arvo Pärt has develop into a phenomenon whose strange succeed in is felt well past the live performance corridor. This ground-breaking selection of essays investigates either the explanations and the consequences of this luck. past the rhetoric of 'holy minimalism' that has observed the composer's reception because the mid-1980s, each one bankruptcy takes a clean strategy towards realizing how Pärt's track has occupied social landscapes. the result's a dynamic dialog between filmgoers (who discover problems with empathy and resemblance), concertgoers (commerce and art), listeners (embodiment, therapeutic and the position of technology), activists (legacies of resistance) and performers (performance practice). jointly, those experiences provide a daring and considerate engagement with Pärt as an important cultural determine and contemplate the unparalleled influence of his music.

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