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Avant garde : an American odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez

Author: Robin Maconie
Publisher: Lanham, Md : Scarecrow Press, 2012.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Maconie
ISBN: 9780810883123 0810883120
OCLC Number: 795519762
Description: 329 S
Contents: The search for King Kong --
Sacks's agnosia --
How not to listen --
Recording angel --
The secret life of savages --
About Wittgenstein --
La guerre du destin --
Boulez in the underworld --
The French connection --
The poetics of Milton --
An upside down unicycle --
Alfred North Whitehead --
Speaking in tongues --
Two studies --
Recent intelligence --
Art and realpolitik.
Responsibility: Robin Maconie.

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Robin Maconie brings to these essays on the avant-garde a deep knowledge and understanding of contemporary music, including Boulez, Stockhausen, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Messiaen, Ives, Cage, Read more...

 
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