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An Ethics of Improvisation : Aesthetic Possibilities for a Political Future.

Author: Tracey Nicholls
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.
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This book explores the intersection of improvised music-making and political community-building, with particular attention to creative ways to redress historic injustices and to constitute responsive, democratic societies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tracey Nicholls
ISBN: 9780739173657 0739173650
OCLC Number: 845244292
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: AN ETHICS OF IMPROVISATION; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Our Political Present; Chapter One: Possibilities for a Political Future; Chapter Two: Respecting Resistance; Chapter Three: Aesthetic Perspectives; Chapter Four: Aesthetic Pitfalls; Chapter Five: Political Perspectives; Chapter Six: Political Pitfalls; Chapter Seven: Improvising Communities; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.

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In my judgment, An Ethics of Improvisation is a masterful work ... It succeeds in establishing important new bridges between music and politics. A really impressive volume. -- Paget Henry, Brown Read more...

 
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