About the Book
This guide takes you through all the complexities of the music, stripping away layer after layer to reveal the inner workings of the exquisite machinery of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm that, seemingly so effortlessly, go together to make: "In The Wake Of Poseidon" and "McDonald and Giles".
"King Crimson is fortunate to have its music as expertly considered as this." - Robert Fripp
"A brilliant analysis revealing the composition, structure and influences." - Michael Giles
Features & Details
- Primary Category: Reference
Project Option: 5×8 in, 13×20 cm
# of Pages: 210
- Publish Date: Feb 12, 2010
- Language English
- Keywords king crimson book, king crimson, musical guide, andrew keeling, gordon haskell, keith tippett, michael giles, greg lake, ian mcdonald, peter sinfield, robert fripp, McDonald and Giles, poseidon, spaceward
Andrew Keeling is a multi-faceted composer, whose works have been performed and broadcast throughout the world by musicians such as Dame Evelyn Glennie, the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Fretwork, Craig Ogden, Jacob Heringman and many others. His music has been released by DGM, Burning Shed, Metier, Riverrun, UHR and Spaceward. He is also a songwriter and improviser and has written and released albums with musicians such as David Cross (King Crimson), Stephen Fellows (Comsat Angels) and Tim Bowness (No-Man). Andrew also has a particular interest in the music of King Crimson and has written three Musical Guides on the band's music as well as orchestrating the music of Robert Fripp. An album of these, The Wine of Silence, performed by the Metropole Orkest of Amsterdam conducted by Jan Stulen, is released by DGM/Panegyric in April 2012. He has also been a lecturer at the University of Liverpool and the Royal Northern College of Music.