CALYPSOS, SYMPHONIES AND INCEST. by CUMMINS, Willis

CALYPSOS, SYMPHONIES AND INCEST.

Edition: First edition

Toronto: Arawak Publishing House, 1974. Orange boards. (iv), 123 pp. Fine in fine jacket. The book is "a hard hitting, carefully constructed indictment of Western European society. The author utilizes the medium of music as a mirror with which to present some startling , disturbing and definitive statements on the status of women, and homosexuality. He shrewdly weaves a strong case against the social divisiveness of Western European music (classical music), in all cultures, and remarkably presents a new refreshing perspective of folk music, modern jazz, and calypso." - jacket flap. Author was born in Barbados and took up the formal study of the violin. After schooling in the USA, including post-graduate study at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, he immigrated to Canada in 1972.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 9934
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