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  1. The Book of Elements, for piano, Vol. 1
  2. The Book of Elements, for piano, Vol. 2
  3. The Book of Elements, for piano, Vol. 3
  4. The Book of Elements, for piano, Vol. 4
  5. The Book of Elements, Vol. 5, No. 1
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Inspired by the expansive piano cycles of Beethoven and Schumann, but written in what may be called the post-serial vernacular, James Dillon's The Book of Elements is a veritable summa of modernist thought and keyboard technique. Through his absorption of piano music from Scriabin and Bartók to Messiaen and Xenakis, Dillon has developed a refined eclecticism that goes beyond mere imitation, and all distinctions of style or discipline are transcended in this five-volume compendium: a treasure trove of versatile motives, ...

James Dillon: The Book of Elements, Vols. 1-5 2004, NMC

UPC: 5023363009126

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James Dillon: The Book of Elements, Vols. 1-5 2004, NMC

UPC: 675754737221

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