The Ashgate research companion to experimental music / edited by James Saunders

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Subjects: Music--20th century--History and criticism
Music--21st century--History and criticism
Avant-garde (Music)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009
Series: Ashgate research companion
Ashgate research companion
LC Classification: M, ML
Additional Authors: Saunders, James, 1972 Dec. 12-
Notes: LCCN: 2009008714
ISBN: 9780754662822 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0754662829 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-380) and index
Contents: Introduction -- Pt. I. Why experimental? Why me? / Christopher Fox -- Writing, music / Michael Pisaro -- A prescription for action / Philip Thomas -- Open sources : words, circuits, and the notation/realization relation in live electronic music / Ronald Kuivila -- Instrumentalizing : approaches to improvising with sounding objects in experimental music / Andy Keep -- Free improvisation in music and capitalism : resisting authority and the cults of scientism and celebrity / Edwin Prévost -- Beyond the soundscape : art and nature in contemporary phonography / Will Montgomery -- Soundwalking : aural excursions into the everyday / John Levack Drever -- 'We have eyes as well as ears ... ' : experimental music and the visual arts / David Ryan -- Pt. II. Fourteen musicians / James Saunders -- Antoine Beuger -- Laurence Crane -- Rhodri Davies -- Christopher Fox -- Bernhard Günter -- Bryn Harrison -- Philip Jeck -- Alvin Lucier -- Phill Niblock -- Evan Parker -- Tim Parkinson -- Jennifer Walshe -- Manfred Werder -- Christian Wolff
Music Library copy purchased with monies from the NEH Challenge Fund
Physical Description: xviii, 394 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm
Donation Info: Donor : NEH Challenge
OCLC Number: 311310354
ISBN/ISSN: 9780754662822
0754662829

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