Arcana: Musicians on Music

Arcana IX
Edited by John Zorn.

Initiated in 1997 and now in its ninth installment, John Zorn's Arcana series is a major source of new music theory and practice in the 21st century. To date, close to 300 musicians spanning three >>more

Hips Road/Tzadik
ISBN 9780978833725
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 344 pgs / 56 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

Arcana VIII: Musicians on Music
Edited with preface by John Zorn. Contributions by Jad Atoui, Steve Beresford, Per Bloland, et al.

This special anniversary edition presents writings spanning classical music, jazz, rock, improvisation, world music, film soundtracks and more by exciting young artists, established masters and visionary mavericks, including Jad Atoui, Steve Beresford, Per Bloland, Brian >>more

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ISBN 9780978833732
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 280 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 Out of stock

Arcana VII: Musicians on Music
John Zorn's acclaimed Arcana series, now in its seventh installment, is a major source on new music theory and practice in the twenty-first century. The most varied collection to date, Arcana VII includes personal essays >>more

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ISBN 9780978833749
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 348 pgs / 156 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 In stock

Arcana VI: Musicians on Music
Edited and with preface by John Zorn. A major resource for new music theory and practice in the twenty-first century, the acclaimed Arcana series looks at the inner workings of the artistic process through manifestoes, scores, interviews, notes and critical papers written >>more

Hips Road/Tzadik
ISBN 9780978833756
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 316 pgs / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 In stock

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 >>more

Hips Road/Tzadik
ISBN 9781887123273
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Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 320 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/02/2000 Out of stock

Arcana II: Musicians on Music
Edited by John Zorn. Texts by Yamataka Eye, J. G. Thirlwell, Butch Morris, Evan Parker, Marina Rosenfeld, Ned Rothenberg, Sylvie Courvoisier, Steve Coleman, Dave Douglas, Annie Gosfield, Jim O'Rourke, Milford Graves, Zeena Parkins, Bill Laswell and Uri Caine, et. al. In his preface to the first Arcana: Musicians on Music (2000), avant-garde composer and saxophone player John Zorn wrote: "This book exists to correct an unfortunate injustice, the incredible lack of insightful critical writing about >>more

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ISBN 9780978833763
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Paperback, 6.5 x 10 in. / 300 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/01/2007 In stock

Arcana III: Musicians on Music
Edited by John Zorn. Arcana III is the third groundbreaking collection of critical writings on avant-garde and experimental music put together by editor (and experimental music legend) John Zorn. In this volume, 30 distinguished composer/performers illuminate and speculate upon >>more

Hips Road/Tzadik
ISBN 9780978833770
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 35 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/01/2008 In stock

Arcana IV: Musicians on Music
Edited by John Zorn. Now in its fourth installment, with a fifth in preparation, John Zorn's acclaimed Arcana series provides insight into the work and methodologies of some of the most creative musical minds of our time. Rather than >>more

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ISBN 9780978833787
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Pbk 6.5 x 10 in. / 408 pgs / 85 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2009 In stock

Arcana V: Musicians on Music, Magic & Mysticism
Edited by John Zorn. For centuries musicians have tapped into mysticism, magic and alchemy, embracing ritual, spell, incantation and prayer, and experimenting with esoteric approaches to harmony, pitch and vibration. In recent decades, avant-garde musicians have rediscovered these overlaps, >>more

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ISBN 9780978833794
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Pbk, 6.5 x 10 in. / 464 pgs / 62 color / 52 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2010 Out of stock


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