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The book of music and nature : an anthology of sounds, words, thoughts

Author: David Rothenberg; Marta Ulvaeus
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2001.
Series: Music/culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A musical desert elegy on life born from loss.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Rothenberg; Marta Ulvaeus
ISBN: 0819564079 9780819564078 0819564087 9780819564085 0819564737 9780819564733 0819564745 9780819564740
OCLC Number: 45243252
Notes: Based on special issue of Terra nova (summer 1997, vol. 2, no. 3).
"A Terra nova book."
Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Utah Book Award (Poetry) 2002
Description: ix, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Introduction : Does nature understand music? / David Rothenberg --
The music of the spheres / Hazrat Inayat Khan --
Primal sound / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Happy new ears / John Cage --
Diary : Emma Lake Music Workshop 1965 / John Cage --
An interview with Pierre Schaeffer / Tim Hodgkinson --
Deus ex machina / Evan Eisenberg --
Music and the soundscape / R. Murray Schafer --
The music of the earth / Tsai Chih Chung --
From The bear comes home / Rafi Zabor --
Sax can moo ... / Steve Lacy --
From Piano pieces / Russell Sherman --
Music, nature, and computers : a showdown / Jaron Lanier --Nature, sound art, and the sacred / David Dunn --
My one conversation with Collin Walcott / David James Duncan --
From Coming through slaughter / Michael Ondaatje --
From Rubicon beach / Steve Erickson --
The Sharawadji effect / Claude Schryer --
Sonic images / Pauline Oliveros --
The poetics of environmental sound / Pauline Oliveros --
Ambient music / Brian Eno --
Speaking from inside the soundscape / Hildegard Westerkamp --
Toothwalkers / Douglas Quin --
Blind listening / Francisco López --
From Exotica / David Toop --
From Brother of sleep / Robert Schneider --
The place where you go to listen / John Luther Adams --
Nature and music / Toru Takemitsu --
Lift-up-over sounding / Steven Feld --
Sweet singer of the pine barrens / Eric Salzman --
Where the sounds live / Bernie Krause --
From "A portrait of Shunkin" / Junichiro Tanizaki.
Series Title: Music/culture.
Other Titles: Terra nova (Cambridge, Mass.)
Responsibility: edited by David Rothenberg & Marta Ulvaeus.

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