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Draw a straight line and follow it : the music and mysticism of La Monte Young

Author: Jeremy Neal Grimshaw
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La Monte Young is one of America's most important living composers, but his esoteric compositional methods and reclusive personality have prevented in-depth scholarly examination of his life and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Named Person: LaMonte Young
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Neal Grimshaw
ISBN: 9780199740208 0199740208
OCLC Number: 873892284
Description: 242 Seiten.
Contents: Contents ; Introduction: Gonzo Musicology ; Chapter 1: The Tabula (Not So) Rasa: La Monte Young's Early Life and Early Works ; Chapter 2: Getting Inside the Sound: The Works from 1959-60 ; Chapter 3: The Ideology of the Drone: La Monte Young The Mystic ; Chapter 4: Space Exploration, Part 1: Telos and Stasis in the Dream House ; Chapter 5: Space Exploration, Part 2: Mormon Cosmology and The Well-Tuned Piano ; Epilogue: After Teleology ; Appendix: Chronological List of Compositions ; Notes ; Bibliography
Responsibility: Jeremy Grimshaw.

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Grimshaw offers prodigies of eloquent advocacy and explanation ... By shedding so much useful light on [Young's] world, Grimshaw encourages sceptic and adept alike to look again, as objectively as Read more...

 
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