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Bitter music : collected journals, essays, introductions, and librettos

Author: Harry Partch; Thomas McGeary
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000, ©1991.
Series: Music in American life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats

A volume of writings by one of the twentieth century's great musical iconoclasts. This book includes two journals kept by Harry Partch, one while wandering the West Coast during the Depression and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Harry Partch; Harry Partch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Partch; Thomas McGeary
ISBN: 0252069137 9780252069130 9057550652 9789057550652
OCLC Number: 1037554605
Description: xxx, 487 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Series Title: Music in American life.
Responsibility: Harry Partch ; edited with an introduction by Thomas McGeary.


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"Bitter Music [is] a collation of Partch's miscellaneous writings and lectures. . . . [The] book offers occasion for gratitude, for it reminds us that (in the words of Lou Harrison, the Californian Read more...

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