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Source Music of the Avant-Garde, 1966-1973

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ISBN-10: 0520267451

ISBN-13: 9780520267459

Edition: 2011

Authors: Larry Austin, Douglas Kahn, Nilendra Gurusinghe

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Source: Music of the Avant Gardewas and remains a seminal source for materials on the heyday of experimental music and arts. Published from 1967-1973, it included some of the most important composers and artists of the time: John Cage, Harry Partch, David Tudor, Morton Feldman, Robert Ashley, Pauline Oliveros, Dick Higgins, Alvin Lucier, Annea Lockwood, Anthony Braxton, Cornelius Cardew, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Nam June Paik, Steve Reich, Gordon Mumma, Max Neuhaus, Jerry Hunt and many others.Sourcedocumented crucial changes in performance practice and live electronics, computer music, notation and event scores, theatre and installations, intermedia and technology, politics and the social…    
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 7/6/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 396
Size: 10.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Preface: Source in the Cause of New Music
Introduction: Larry Austin on Source, from an interview
The Editors Preface
Giuseppe Chiari Quel che volete
Robert Ashley
• in memoriam...Esteban G�mez (quartet)
• in memoriam...John Smith (concerto)
• in memoriam...Crazy Horse (symphony)
• in memoriam...Kit Carson (opera)
plus Letter to the Editor
Earle Brown Form in New Music
Harry Partch Lecture
Harry Partch And on the Seventh Day Petals Fell in Petaluma
Robert Ashley, Larry Austin, and Karlheinz Stockhausen Conversation
The Editors Is the Composer Anonymous?
Toshi Ichiyanagi Appearance, for 3 Instruments, 2 Oscillators, 2 Ring Modulators
Morton Feldman Conversations Without Stravinsky
John Cage 4'33"
plus correspondence and telephone conversation with the Editor
Gordon Mumma Alvin Lucier's Music for Solo Performer 1965
Jerry Hunt Sur (Doctor) John Dee and Tabulatura Soyga
Larry Austin, Stanley Lunetta, John Mizelle, and Arthur Woodbury Groups Section
• Gordon Mumma and Larry Austin Sonic Arts Group
• Robert Ashley The ONCE Group
• Musica Elettronica Viva WORDS . . .
David Behrman Wave Train
Will Johnson First Festival of Live-Electronic Music 1967
John Mizelle Radial Energy I
Frederic Rzewski Plan for Spacecraft
Pauline Oliveros Some Sound Observations
Robert Moran Titus Number 1 for Amplified Automobile
The Editors Comment
Robert Ashley The Wolfman
John Cage and Lejaren Hiller HPSCHD, interview by Larry Austin
Larry Austin Accidents
Anna [Annea] Lockwood Glass Concert 2
Christian Wolff Edges
Dick Higgins Boredom and Danger
Stanley Lunetta Spider-Song
Max Neuhaus A Max Sampler: Six sound oriented pieces for situations other than that of the concert hall
Larry Austin Events/Comments
Dick Higgins The Thousand Symphonies
Philip Corner Anti-personnel Bomb
Editors and Respondents Events/Comments: Is new music being used for political or social ends?
Jani Christou Enantiodromia
Frederic Rzewski Street Music and Symphony
John Cage and Calvin Sumsion Plexigram IV: Not Wanting to Say Anything about Marcel
• Barbara Rose Not Wanting to Say Anything about Marcel
John Dinwiddie MEWANTEMOOSEICDAY: John Cage in Davis, 1969
Dick Higgins Towards the '70s
Arthur Woodbury Velox
Pauline Oliveros The Indefinite Integral of Psi Star Psi d Tau Equals One
Mark Riener Phlegethon
Alvin Lucier I Am Sitting In A Room and Vespers
Ben Johnston How to Cook an Albatross
Jocy de Oliveira Polintera��es
Sven Hansell and Harvey Matusow Fylkingen 1970
• �ke Hodell, Mr. Smith in Rhodesia
• Bob Cobbing, Chamber Music
• Ferdinand Kriwet, Rundscheibe XIII
Lowell Cross Audio/Video/Laser
Morton Feldman Boola Boola
Larry Austin Caritas and Transmission One
Stanley Lunetta Moosack Machine
Peter Garland "Sea Fever"
Larry Austin Editorial
David Rosenboom Noise Abatement Resolution
Anna [Annea] Lockwood Piano Burning and Tiger Balm
Nelson Howe Fur Music
Nicolas Slonimsky, M�bius Strip-Tease
Stanley Lunetta Events/Comments
• Donald Buchla On the Desirability of Distinguishing between Sound and Structure
The Editors International Carnival of Experimental Sound
Alvin Lucier Gentle Fire and Queen of the South
"Naked Software"
• Harvey Matusow Naked Software: 12-Cassette Spatial Sound System
• Anna [Annea] Lockwood: River Archive
• John Lifton Project: International Concert of Public Noise
• John Lifton Interface 3A
Stuart Marshall "Exhibition on 3 Hills"
Steve Reich "Music as a Gradual Process" and Pendulum Music
Anthony Braxton 8KN- (J-6)
Cornelius Cardew The Great Learning
Cornelius Cardew The Scratch Orchestra: Draft Constitution
George Brecht Land Mass Translocation
Christopher Hobbs The Friesian Cow
a.d.r. Portsmouth Sinfonia
Gavin Bryars Verbal Pieces
Pauline Oliveros Sonic Meditations
Ken Friedman and Stanley Lunetta Editorial
• Ken Friedman International Sources: Notes on the Exhibition
Ken Friedman NYCS Weekly Breeder
Max Neuhaus Water Whistle
Robert Filliou Telepathic Music
Image Bank New York Corres-Sponge Dance School of Vancouver
Nam June Paik "My Symphonies" and "Postmusic"
Charles Amirkhanian "xvurt" and "bcuhla"
John Paul Rhinehart and Stanley Marsh 3 Chromatic Tree Harp
Appendix: Complete Contents of Source