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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Maconie
ISBN: 9780810883123 0810883120
OCLC Number: 820650483
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: viii, 329 p. ; 23 cm.
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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