MUSIC: HISTORY, SURVEYS & THEORY

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Hips Road/Tzadik

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Paperback, 7 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 70 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 1999

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Arcana

Musicians on Music

Edited by John Zorn.

Answering a need for critical attention towards experimental and avant-garde music, Arcana is a ground-breaking work--as far-ranging and dynamic as the current generation of musicians. Through manifestoes, scores, interviews, notes and critical papers, performer/composers address composing, playing, improvising, teaching and thinking in and through music, Rather than an attempt to distill or define musicans' work, Arcana is a remarkable book--challenging and original--essential for composers, musicians, theorists and fans alike. Edited by John Zorn, it includes contributions from Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot (on earplugs), Ikue Mori (on drum machines), Bob Ostertag (on a string quartet) There's a discussion on plunderphonics with John Oswald, an overview from Elliott Sharp on his group Carbon, and David Mahler expounds his responses to a set of nine questions posed by Pauline Oliveros. The writings range from brief 2 or 3 page entries (Mike Patton's "How We Eat Our Young," Marilyn Crispell's "Elements of Improvisation") to long and elaborate essays (Scott Johnson's "Counterpoint," David Rosenboom's "Propositional Music"). Some of the contributions are more unusual, such as Zorn's "Treatment for a Film in Fifteen Scenes," Fred Frith's notebook extracts, or Peter Garland's journal of his trip to Australia's Northern Territory. All of them provide for inspiring and thought-provoking reading, making this an invaluable book for both fans of these artists and aspiring musicians of the avant garde. An appendix of brief bios for each artist ends the book, along with short lists of recommended listenings.
Arcana

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ARCANA: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC
Arcana VIII: Musicians on Music

ARCANA VIII: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited with preface by John Zorn. Contributions by Jad Atoui, Steve Beresford, Per Bloland, et al.

HIPS ROAD

ISBN: 9780978833732 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Arcana VII: Musicians on Music

ARCANA VII: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833749 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Arcana VI: Musicians on Music

ARCANA VI: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited and with preface by John Zorn.

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833756 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/30/2012
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Arcana

ARCANA

Edited by John Zorn.

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9781887123273 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 1/2/2000
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Arcana II: Musicians on Music

ARCANA II: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833763 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/1/2007
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Arcana III: Musicians on Music

ARCANA III: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited by John Zorn.

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833770 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/1/2008
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Arcana IV: Musicians on Music

ARCANA IV: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited by John Zorn.

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833787 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/30/2009
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Arcana V: Musicians on Music, Magic & Mysticism

ARCANA V: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC, MAGIC & MYSTICISM

Edited by John Zorn.

HIPS ROAD/TZADIK

ISBN: 9780978833794 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 7/31/2010
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Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance

SONIC REBELLION: MUSIC AS RESISTANCE

Edited with text by Jens Hoffmann. Foreword by Elysia Borowy-Reeder. Text by Marsha Music, Joel Peterson, Robin K. Williams.

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT

ISBN: 9780979199172 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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VISUAL MUSIC MASTERS

Edited with text by Adriano Abbado.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222233 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 5/22/2018
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Freedom, Rhythm & Sound

FREEDOM, RHYTHM & SOUND

Edited by Gilles Peterson, Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260061 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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Dancehall

DANCEHALL

By Beth Lesser. Edited by Stuart Baker.

SOUL JAZZ BOOKS

ISBN: 9780957260085 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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Arcana VIII: Musicians on Music

ARCANA VIII: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited with preface by John Zorn. Contributions by Jad Atoui, Steve Beresford, Per Bloland, et al.

HIPS ROAD

ISBN: 9780978833732 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Nothing and Everything

NOTHING AND EVERYTHING

Text by Douglas Dreishpoon.

HAUSER & WIRTH PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783952446171 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2017
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Damn Son Where Did You Find This?

DAMN SON WHERE DID YOU FIND THIS?

By Tobias Hansson, Michael Thorsby.

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ISBN: 9783863359775 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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Dirty Ear Report #2

DIRTY EAR REPORT #2

Text by Ricarda Denzer, Claudia Firth, Lucia Farinati, et al.

ERRANT BODIES PRESS

ISBN: 9780988937567 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Dirty Ear Report #1

DIRTY EAR REPORT #1

Text by Zeynep Bulut, Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, Ole Frahm, Anja Kanngieser, et al.

ERRANT BODIES PRESS

ISBN: 9780988937550 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Music Library

THE MUSIC LIBRARY

Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jerry Dammers. Text by Jonny Trunk.

FUEL PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780993191138 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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Lead Kindly Light

LEAD KINDLY LIGHT

Edited with text by Sarah Bryan, Peter Honig.

DUST-TO-DIGITAL

ISBN: 9780981734262 | US $40.00

Pub Date: 9/29/2015
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Alternative Mainstream

ALTERNATIVE MAINSTREAM

By Gert Keunen.

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