WorldCat Identities

Tenney, James

Overview
Works: 477 works in 954 publications in 1 language and 7,929 library holdings
Genres: Manuscripts  History  Documentary films  Scores  Chamber music  Aleatory music  Musique concrète  Biography  Interviews  Biographical films 
Roles: Author, Composer, Performer, Conductor, Writer of accompanying material, Actor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Creator, Editor
Classifications: M3.1.T46, 780
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Tenney
From scratch : writings in music theory by James Tenney( )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2019 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the twentieth century's most important musical thinkers, James Tenney did pioneering work in multiple fields, including computer music, tuning theory, and algorithmic and computer-assisted composition. From Scratch is a collection of Tenney's hard-to-find writings arranged, edited, and revised by the self-described "composer/theorist." Selections focus on his fundamental concerns - "what the ear hears"--And include thoughts and ideas on perception and form, tuning systems and especially just intonation, information theory, theories of harmonic space, and stochastic (chance) procedures of composition
Selected works, 1961-1969 by James Tenney( Recording )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postal pieces by James Tenney( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of consonance and dissonance by James Tenney( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs by Charles Ives( )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melody, ergodicity and indeterminancy by James Tenney( )

9 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spectrum pieces by James Tenney( Recording )

3 editions published in 2009 and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brakhage( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1952 Stan Brakhage, one of the most important figures in the history of avant-garde film making, has created over 300 films, constantly and consistently redefining the shape of film art. This documentary celebrates his vision and explores the extraordinary artistic possibilities he has pursued. It highlights excerpts from a his films ranging from the mid-50s to the present day which illustrate the development of his approach both visually and conceptually. His work is also placed in creative and historical context with the inclusion of segments from the work of his peers together with interviews with family, friends, colleagues and contemporaries including George Kuchar, Jonas Mekas, Willie Varela and Bruce Elder. DVD
Meta+Hodos : a phenomenology of 20th-century musical materials and an approach to the study of form ; and, META Meta+Hodos by James Tenney( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 2006 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fuses by Carolee Schneemann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A silent celebration in color of heterosexual lovemaking. The artist's objective was to make an erotic film that was not pornographic, as well as to give an equal voice to women's eroticism
Harmonium by James Tenney( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three pieces for drum quartet by James Tenney( )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raw sangudo by Allison Cameron( )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies for Player Piano : the original 1750 Arch Recordings by Conlon Nancarrow( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postal pieces : (1954-1971) by James Tenney( )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chorales for orchestra : 1975 by James Tenney( )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

META (+) HODOS : a phenomenology of twentieth-century musical materials and an approach to the study of form by James Tenney( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1988 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chromatic canon : 2 pianos by James Tenney( )

8 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Koan : for string quartet by James Tenney( )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three indigenous songs : 2 piccolos, alto flute, bassoon or tuba, 2 percussion by James Tenney( )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A history of consonance and dissonance
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James Tenney

James Tenney americký hudební skladatel a hudební teoretik

James Tenney Amerikaans componist (1934-2006)

James Tenney compositeur et théoricien de la musique américain

James Tenney US-amerikanischer Komponist und Musiktheoretiker

Tenney, J.

Tenney, J. B.

Tenney, James

Tenney, James Carl 1934-2006

Tenney, Jim

Tenny, J.

Tenny, J. 1934-2006

Tenny, J. (James)

Tenny, James

Tenny, James 1934-

Tenny, James 1934-2006

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Languages
English (82)