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Experimentalism otherwise : the New York avant-garde and its limits

Author: Benjamin Piekut
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2011.
Series: California studies in 20th-century music, 11.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Experimental Otherwise, Benjamin Piekut takes the reader into the heart of what we mean by "experimental" in avant-garde music. Focusing on one place and time-New York City, 1964-Piekut examines five disparate events: the New York Philharmonic's disastrous performance of John Cage's Atlas Eclipticalis; Henry Flynt's demonstrations against the downtown avant-garde; Charlotte Moorman's Avant Garde Festival; the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Piekut, Benjamin, 1975-
Experimentalism otherwise.
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010035094
(OCoLC)657223896
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Piekut
ISBN: 9780520948426 0520948424 1283277638 9781283277631
OCLC Number: 707094847
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 283 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: When orchestras attack! : John Cage meets the New York Philharmonic --
Demolish serious culture! : Henry Flynt meets the New York avant-garde --
October or thermidor? : the Jazz Composers Guild meets New York --
Murder by cello : Charlotte Moorman meets John Cage.
Series Title: California studies in 20th-century music, 11.
Responsibility: Benjamin Piekut.
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Takes the reader into the heart of what we mean by 'experimental' in avant-garde music. This title examines five disparate events.  Read more...

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"Richly deserving superlatives, [Experimentalism Otherwise] is a memorable, exciting, rigorous, and beautifully written book of considerable importance." -- Edward Crooks, University of York Tacet Read more...

 
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