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Blutopia : visions of the future and revisions of the past in the work of Sun Ra, Duke Ellington, and Anthony Braxton

Author: Graham Lock
Publisher: Durham [u.a.] : Duke Univ. Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for the students of jazz, American music, African American studies, American culture, and cultural studies, this title studies the music and thought of three pioneering twentieth-century  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Duke Ellington; Sun Ra.; Anthony Braxton; Sun Ra.; Edward K Ellington; Anthony Braxton; Anthony Braxton; Duke Ellington; Sun Ra; Anthony Braxton; Duke Ellington; Sun Ra.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Lock
ISBN: 0822324040 9780822324041 0822324407 9780822324409
OCLC Number: 237368034
Notes: Teilw. zugl.: Nottingham, Univ., Diss., 1997.
Description: XI, 314 S.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Blutopia Part I: Sun Ra: A Starward Eye 1. Astro Black: Mythic Future, Mythic Past 2. Of Aliens and Angels: Mythic Identity Part II: Duke Ellington: Tone Parallels 3. In the Jungles of America: History Without Saying It 4. Zajj: Renegotiating Her Story Part III: Anthony Braxton: Crossroad Axiums 5. All the Things You Are: Legba's Legacy 6. Going to the Territory: Sound Maps of the Meta-Real Coda: House of Voices, Sea of Music Appendix Notes Works Cited Index of Compositions and Recordings Index
Responsibility: Graham Lock.

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