MUSIC: HISTORY, SURVEYS & THEORY

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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.


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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.

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Arcana VII: Musicians on Music

ARCANA VII: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

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ISBN: 9780978833749
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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.

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ISBN: 9780978833756
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Pub Date: 9/30/2012
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Arcana

ARCANA

Edited by John Zorn.

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

ARCANA II: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

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ISBN: 9780978833763
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Pub Date: 9/1/2007
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Arcana III: Musicians on Music

ARCANA III: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited by John Zorn.

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ISBN: 9780978833770
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Pub Date: 9/1/2008
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Arcana IV: Musicians on Music

ARCANA IV: MUSICIANS ON MUSIC

Edited by John Zorn.

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ISBN: 9780978833787
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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.

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ISBN: 9780978833794
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Pub Date: 7/31/2010
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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: MUSIC AND PERFORMING ARTS

PoŽsy Matters & Other Matters

POŽSY MATTERS & OTHER MATTERS

Edited with introduction by Lawrence Kumpf. Text by Catherine Christer Hennix. Commentary by Henry Flynt.

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Pub Date: 11/5/2019
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Black Case Volume I & II

BLACK CASE VOLUME I & II

Introduction by Brent Hayes Edwards. Preface by Thulani Davis. Text by Joseph Jarman

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ISBN: 9781733723534
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Autumn's Sun

AUTUMN'S SUN

Introduction by Lawrence Kumpf. Text by Loren Connors and Suzanne Langille.

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ISBN: 9781733723527
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Pub Date: 9/17/2019
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Blank Forms: Aspirations of Madness

BLANK FORMS: ASPIRATIONS OF MADNESS

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ISBN: 9781733723541
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Pub Date: 3/17/2020
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Bad Bonn Song Book

BAD BONN SONG BOOK

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783905929980
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Pub Date: 3/22/2016
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Die Not hat ein Ende

DIE NOT HAT EIN ENDE

Edited by Lurker Grand.

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783905929775
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Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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The Magic Circle

THE MAGIC CIRCLE

By Jan Tumlir.

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ISBN: 9789491677434
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Pub Date: 5/20/2015
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Can You Hear Me?

CAN YOU HEAR ME?

By Francesco Spampinato.

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ISBN: 9789491677366
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Pub Date: 5/20/2015
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From Xenakis's UPIC to Graphic Notation Today

FROM XENAKIS'S UPIC TO GRAPHIC NOTATION TODAY

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775747417
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Pub Date: 6/16/2020
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Cuba: Music and Revolution

CUBA: MUSIC AND REVOLUTION

Edited by Gilles Peterson, Stuart Baker.

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ISBN: 9781916359802
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Pub Date: 12/22/2020
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Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers

ELECTRONIC: FROM KRAFTWERK TO THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS

THE DESIGN MUSEUM

ISBN: 9781872005492
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Pub Date: 7/14/2020
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Last Days of the Opera

LAST DAYS OF THE OPERA

Edited by Christian Kircher, Gert Korentschnig, Denise Wendel-Poray.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857243597
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Pub Date: 2/16/2021
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