Tales from the Pit Peter Neville

ISBN: 9781903607312

Published: April 1st 2003

Paperback

186 pages


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Tales from the Pit  by  Peter Neville

Tales from the Pit by Peter Neville
April 1st 2003 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 186 pages | ISBN: 9781903607312 | 4.69 Mb

A series of short stories about playing in orchestra pits, dedicated to everyone who has ever played in one.This book visits the half-world of the orchestra pit, as seen through the eyes of the musicians. Each story centres on one instrument.ReadMoreA series of short stories about playing in orchestra pits, dedicated to everyone who has ever played in one.This book visits the half-world of the orchestra pit, as seen through the eyes of the musicians.

Each story centres on one instrument.Read how the musicians use their specialist skills to create theatrical emotion and atmosphere. Yet they are human beings, with their private worries, feelings and weaknesses. If these were recounted factually, nobody would believe it, hence these Tales!The author has played in the pits of over 200 operatic productions, mainly in London and Hertfordshire.Reviews:Once started on the book I could not put it down, Philip Scowcroft, Newsletter of the Light Music Society.This lively little book ...

a delightfully engaging read, James Brown, journal of the Musicians UnionAlways the stories carry believability ... an unusual theme and a strangely appealing one, NODA News (=National Operatic & Dramatic Association)Get reading!, John Marson, Magazine of the UK Harp Association



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