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A Sound Art Bookshelf

A Sound Art Bookshelf

Since Edgard Varèse defined music as “organized sound” in the first half of the twentieth century--paving the way for musique concrète and the experiments of John Cage--it has been possible to approach acoustic phenomena as one would any tangible material, that is, to arrange or distort sound without considerations of melody, harmony or the classical composition. The term “sound art” arose in the U.S. in the 1980s, to describe the work of a number of artists who had made purely sound-based art alongside other kinds of practices, and has since occupied an ambiguous interzone between the “cultures” of art and music. The artists/musicians below pursue a primarily sound-derived or sound-oriented art; some of them, such as Christian Marclay and Brandon LaBelle, are among the first generation of artists to work exclusively in this fertile ground.

Sound Art: Recommended Reading, Reference Books & Catalogs

                
Art or Sound
Art or Sound
FONDAZIONE PRADA

Flexi, 8.25 x 11.5 in. / 520 pgs / 146 color. | 9/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9788887029567 | $95.00




The Blue of Distance
The Blue of Distance
ASPEN ART PRESS

Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 120 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 8/25/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780934324700 | $35.00




Jean-Jacques Lebel: Barricades
Jean-Jacques Lebel: Barricades
WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 248 pgs / 160 color / 100 bw. | 6/23/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783863356606 | $45.00




Loris Gréaud: Crossfading
Loris Gréaud: Crossfading
DIS VOIR

Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 64 pgs / 60 color. | 1/27/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9782914563758 | $40.00




Composition in Retrospect
Composition in Retrospect
EXACT CHANGE

Pbk, 8 x 6 in. / 184 pgs. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9781878972118 | $15.95




Matthew Ritchie: The Morning Line
Matthew Ritchie: The Morning Line
MODERNE KUNST NüRNBERG

Boxed, Pbk, 12.5 x 12.5 / 140 pgs / 70 color / 2 posters / vinyl record. | 4/30/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9783869842424 | $80.00




A Brief History of New Music
A Brief History of New Music
JRP|RINGIER

Pbk, 6 x 8.25 in. / 320 pgs. | 3/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783037641903 | $29.95




Room Tone
Room Tone
ERRANT BODIES PRESS

Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 84 pgs / 45 color / 12 bw / Audio CD. | 8/25/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780982743959 | $20.00




Soundwalk Collective: Medea
Soundwalk Collective: Medea
DIS VOIR

Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 64 pgs / 92 color / Audio CD. | 5/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9782914563666 | $40.00




Chloe: Chasser Croiser
Chloe: Chasser Croiser
DIS VOIR

Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 64 pgs / 60 color / Audio CD. | 10/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9782914563642 | $40.00




Ryoji Ikeda: Dataphonics
Ryoji Ikeda: Dataphonics
DIS VOIR

Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 64 pgs / 64 color / Audio CD. | 5/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9782914563512 | $40.00




Saâdane Afif: Technical Specifications
Saâdane Afif: Technical Specifications
WITTE DE WITH PUBLISHERS

Hbk, 7.75 x 11.25 in. / 148 pages / illustrated throughout / cd-rom. | 10/31/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9789073362840 | $25.00




Radio Memory
Radio Memory
ERRANT BODIES PRESS

Paperback, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 126 pgs / 8 color / Audio CD. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780977259465 | $22.00




Ensemble
Ensemble
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PHILADELPHIA

Paperback, 5 x 5 in. / 16 pgs / 16 color / CD Audio | 4/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780884541127 | $20.00




Voice & Void
Voice & Void
THE ALDRICH MUSEUM

Hardback, 9.25 x 6.5 in. / 183 pgs / 76 color. | 2/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9781888332315 | $35.00




Social Music
Social Music
ERRANT BODIES PRESS

Slipcased, 6 x 8.5 in. / 48 pgs / CD with booklet / 12 bw. | 10/2/2002 | In stock
ISBN 9780965557054 | $15.00




Sound And The Visual Arts
Sound And The Visual Arts
DIS VOIR

Paperback, 6.5 x 8.5 / 160 pgs / 14 color / 14 bw. | 2/2/1993 | In stock
ISBN 9782906571266 | $29.95








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