Format: Softcover, 135 pages
First edition of 300, commentary with music scores.
Robert Hughes, Editor (Second Evening Art Publishing, 2004)
Part I. A literary and technical study of Ezra Pound's solo violin works
, many of which were composed for the American specialist in new music, violinist Olga Rudge.
Part II. Thirteen engraved performance scores and seven facsimile reproductions of Pound's holograph scores
. Among the eight original compositions is Sestina: Altaforte
, the only instance of a musical setting of his own poetry. The volume also includes Pound's settings of poems by Froissart, Dante, and Cavalcanti as well as arrangements of 12th- and 15th-century vocal works for violin.