Cover of: Mission impossible | Lalo Schifrin ; edited by Richard Palmer.

Mission impossible

my life in music

Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English.

About the Book

Lalo Schifrin runs quickly and unevenly over his life as a musician and composer.

Table of Contents

CD Track Listing xi
Foreword xv
Acknowledgements xvii
I Roots and Beginnings
1 Prologue 3
2 Prelude 5
3 Fugue 17
4 International Incidents #1 - Paris 27
5 South America Genius I - Music 31
6 South AmericanGenius II - Jorge Luis Borges 37
II From Gillespiana to Jazz Meets the Symphony
7 Gillespiana 43
8 A Dizzy Gillespie Miscellany 47
9 The Verve Years and a First Marquis 54
10 Jazz Mass 58
11 Jazz Meets the Symphony #1 61
12 Jazz Meets the Symphony #2 and #3 64
13 A Second Marquis 67
14 The Esperanto Suite 68
III More Jazz
15 Anecdotes and Vignettes 73
IV Interlude
16 International Incidents #2 - The Cuban Missile Crisis 87
17 Resonances 89
18 International Incidents #3 - The Fourth Protocol Redux 93
19 International Incidents #4 - Sofia 96
20 A vignette Miscellany 99
V Films
21 Composing for Film and TV 111
22 Film vignettes 120
VI Symphonic Variations
23 Dies Irae 131
24 Scales and Arpeggios 134
25 Fantasy for Screenplay and Orchestra 138
26 The Triple Concerto 140
27 Cantos Aztecas 142
28 The Three Tenors and the Opera World 148
29 A Polynesian Adventure - Lili'Uokalani Symphony 154
30 The Paris Philharmonic 158
31 Bix 158
32 Oman 161
VII Donna
33 Romanza: For Donna 167
VIII Finale
34 Things to Come 173
Appendix: Composer Credits 179
Discography 191
Index 203
About the Author 215
About the Editor 219

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ), discography (p. ), and index.

Series
Studies in jazz -- no. 56
Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
780.92, B
Library of Congress
ML410.S2575 A3 2008

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xvii, 219

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18281102M
Internet Archive
missionimpossibl00schi
ISBN 10
0810859467
ISBN 13
9780810859463
LC Control Number
2008000653
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