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Robert Ashley

Author: Kyle Gann
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012] ©2012
Series: American composers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bold innovator who redefined contemporary opera

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012040340
Named Person: Robert Ashley; Robert Ashley; Robert Ashley
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kyle Gann
ISBN: 9780252094569 0252094565 9780252094569
OCLC Number: 961660389
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 150 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Oh, how we misunderstand: introduction --
The vessel of the eternal present: the early years --
When slow starts to mean something, we crave fast: the once years --
Incredibly slowly our view begins to slide: the Mills College years --
I'm not the same person that I used to be: Perfect lives --
Who could speak if every word had meaning?: Atalanta (Acts of God) --
If you have to ask you can't afford one: Now Eleanor's idea --
One thing follows the next and I just do it: Dust, celestial excursions, concrete, and smaller pieces.
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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