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IrRational music

Author: Elliott Sharp
Publisher: Newark, Terra Nova Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Terra Nova Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"For over five decades, Elliott Sharp has been on a quest to take the music he hears in his inner ear and bring it to life in the real world. In this vivid memoir and manifesto, we share the adrenalin rush of New York's Downtown scene of the '80s and beyond, where--against a backdrop of junkies frozen 'in a perpetual fall' and escaped tarantulas skittering across club floors--Sharp becomes a pivotal figure at the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Elliott Sharp; Elliott Sharp
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Sharp
ISBN: 9781949597004 1949597008
OCLC Number: 1055913164
Notes: Includes 16 numbered pages of plates.
Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: IrRational music and the inner ear --
Vibrations --
Former postal worker --
In and out of place --
June in Buffalo (December too) --
Down in the valley --
From the Hudson to the Donau --
A brief carbonic history --
Self-organizing sytems from cyber to punk (with a side of blues) --
Out in the worlds --
Lines, planes, Jews --
Black dots, caves, and the frozen zone --
Octal, twins, foliage --
Acts and spectacle --
Room tone --
Pursuing the irRational.
Series Title: Terra Nova Press.
Other Titles: IrRational music :
Responsibility: Elliott Sharp.

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A memoir and manifesto by a pivotal figure at the junction of rock, the avant-garde, and an ever-widening spiral of art, theater, film, and dance.  Read more...

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