Paul Bowles on music by Bowles, Paul; Bowles, Paul; Herrmann, Irene; Mangan, Timothy

By Bowles, Paul; Bowles, Paul; Herrmann, Irene; Mangan, Timothy

It is a simple sufficient task if one has anything to assert, Paul Bowles remarked in a letter to his mom approximately his first foray into tune feedback. And Paul Bowles, certainly, had lots to assert approximately song. notwithstanding recognized mainly as a author of novels and tales, Paul Bowles (1910-99) considered himself at first as a composer.

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Paul Bowles on music

It truly is a simple sufficient task if one has anything to assert, Paul Bowles remarked in a letter to his mom approximately his first foray into song feedback. And Paul Bowles, certainly, had lots to claim approximately song. although identified mainly as a author of novels and tales, Paul Bowles (1910-99) considered himself at the start as a composer.

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He objected to the idea of using music at all to foster emotion for such a patently sentimental episode. Such an objection is justifiable only if it is carried to its logical conclusion. In that case, the music would be suppressed throughout the film, which would be a perfectly valid thing to do esthetically. But if one is going to admit the hypothesis that music heightens dramatic effect, he has to accept the idea that pathos, as well as suspense, humor, and atmosphere, has the right to its musical crutch.

The film needs about ten times as much screen-adapting as it got and that, I dare say, goes for all the opera-films ever made. The score for the new Disney wonder-film, Pinocchio, is of course deplorably flashy. Here we have Hollywood in all its gilt and plush horror, particularly noticeable when there is unusually fantastic subject material like this. Choruses of awestruck tenors and moralizing school-teacherish sopranos caroling horrid pseudo folk tunes. Glockenspiels, celestas, vibraharps, ARTICLES AND REVIEWS 1940 25 and God knows what.

While the music in no way suggested anything popular, the listening experience for me was violently moving as it can be only in the case of folk music. In certain ways Revueltas was a Mexican Falla. Far from being an ascetic hermit, he was hedonistic and gregarious. However, in each man one had the sense of an organism attaining complete expression in the creation of music which was an accurate and very personal version of the life that went on around him in his country. In each case there was an intuitive functioning that transformed folk music into art music with a minimum of purity lost.

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