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Author Maconie, Robin
Title Avant Garde : An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Scarecrow Press, 2012
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Descript 1 online resource (233 pages)
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Note Intro -- Introduction -- 1 The search for King Kong -- 2 Sacks's agnosia -- 3 How not to listen -- 4 Recording angel -- 5 The secret life of savages -- 6 About Wittgenstein -- 7 La guerre du destin -- 8 Boulez in the underworld -- 9 The French connection -- 10 The poetics of Milton -- 11 An upside down unicycle -- 12 Alfred North Whitehead -- 13 Speaking in tongues -- 14 Two studies -- 15 Recent intelligence -- 16 Art and Realpolitik -- Bibliography -- About the author
In Avant Garde: An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez, Stockhausen specialist Robin Maconie reconsiders the role of music and music technology through careful examination of key modern concepts with respect to time, existence, identity, and relationship as formulated by such thinkers as Einstein, Russell, Whitehead, and Gertrude Stein, along with Freud, Schoenberg, Wittgenstein, and Marcel Duchamp
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Maconie, Robin Avant Garde : An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez Blue Ridge Summit : Scarecrow Press,c2012 9780810883123
Subject Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.;Avant-garde (Music) -- United States -- History -- 20th century
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