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Composing dissent : avant-garde music in 1960s Amsterdam

Author: Robert Adlington
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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The 1960s saw the emergence in the Netherlands of a generation of avant-garde musicians with a pronounced commitment to social and political engagement. This book presents the Dutch experience as an exemplary case study in the complex and conflictual encounter of the musical avant-garde with the decade's currents of social change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Adlington, Robert.
Composing dissent.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012046762
(OCoLC)819741777
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Adlington
ISBN: 9780199981021 0199981027
OCLC Number: 854583693
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Situatie : without orientation in new Babylon --
Vernieuwing : the Maderna campaign, cultural policy, and the new --
Anarchie : chaos, freedom, and instant composing --
Participatie : experimenting (on) audiences --
Politiek : on the impossibility of saying nothing in 1968 --
Zelfbeheer : composers, performers, and the renewal of musical practice --
Volksmuziek : Louis Andriessen's Volkslied and the Internationale.
Responsibility: Robert Adlington.

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...first fully accessible study of a vibrant and complex period Brian Morton, The Times Literary Supplement it is a fascinating account of a turbulent period of Dutch musical life, built on Read more...

 
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