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By Katia Chornik

widely recognized for his novelsEl reino de este mundo (The nation of this international) and Los pasos perdidos (The misplaced Steps), the Swiss-born Cuban author Alejo Carpentier (1904-1980) integrated tune in his fiction generally, for example in titles, in analogies with musical types, in scenes depicting performances, recordings and pronounces, and in characters' discussions of musical matters. Chornik's examine specializes in Carpentier's writings from a musicological point of view, bridging intermediality and intertextuality via an exam of tune as formative, as shape, and as played. The emphasis lies at the novelsLos pasos perdidos, El acoso (The Chase),Concierto barroco (Baroque Concerto) andLa consagracion de l. a. primavera (The ceremony of Spring), and on his unknown essayLos origenes de los angeles musica y los angeles musica primitiva (The Origins of tune and Primitive Music), the repository of rules forLos pasos perdidos, integrated the following for the 1st time as facsimile and in English translation. Chornik's examine will attract students and scholars in literary experiences, cultural reports, musicology and ethnomusicology, and to a in particular interdisciplinary readership.

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