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John Zorn : tradition and transgression

Author: John Brackett
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind : Indiana University Press, 2009.
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John Zorn is one of the most prolific and active American composers/performers. He has been a fixture of New York's "Downtown Scene" since the mid-70s. The author suggests that the reason for the  Read more...

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Named Person: John Zorn; John Zorn; John Zorn, Musiker.; John Zorn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Brackett
ISBN: 9780253352347 0253352347 9780253220257 0253220254
OCLC Number: 612084151
Description: 215 S : Ill ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by John Zorn; AcknowledgmentsIntroduction; 1. From the Fantastic to the Dangerously Real: Reading John Zorn's Artwork; 2. Magick and Mysticism in Zorn's Recent Works; 3. Tradition, Gifts, and Zorn's Musical Homages; 4. Continuing the Spiral: Aporias and the Prisms of Tradition; EpilogueDiscography/Filmography; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: John Brackett.

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"A historically situated set of analyses is just what John Zorn deserves as a major artist of our time. The present volume will be important in furthering an understanding of his work." George Lewis, Read more...

 
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