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Robert Ashley.

Author: Gann.
Publisher: Champaign : University of Illinois Press 2013.
Series: American composers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book explores the life and works of the pioneering opera composer Robert Ashley, one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation. Ashley's innovations began in the 1960s when he, along with Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, and David Behrman, formed the Sonic Arts Union, a group that turned conceptualism toward electronics. He was also instrumental in the influential ONCE Group, a music theatre  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gann.
ISBN: 9780252035494 0252035496
OCLC Number: 828187384
Description: 184 pages.
Series Title: American composers.
Responsibility: Kyle Gann.

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"Robert Ashley is one of the great living American composers, and Kyle Gann is one of the most active and vital commentators on the wider scene of which Ashley is a part. Informative and Read more...

 
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