Playing by Ear - Reflections on Sound and Music
Published by Nick Hern Books
Playing by Ear is a just-published collection of essays from world-renowned director Peter Brook
The Collection offers his unique and personal insights into sound and music ...
From the surprising impact of Broadway musicals on his famous Midsummer Night's Dream
To the allure of applause
And on to the ultimate empty space ...
Playing by Ear is studded throughout with episodes from the author's own life and career in opera, theatre and film
It includes many of his most notable productions, intimate first-hand accounts of collaborating with leading figures is such as Truman Capote, Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh
And his reflections on musical styles and cultures from around the world
Playing by Ear is full of Brook's shafts of insight and perception, and written with his customary wit and wisdom
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