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Audio Culture

Audio Culture

Author: Christoph Cox
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They demonstrate the way these musics constantly cross-pollinate each other, transgressing generic boundaries, and how contemporary composers, producers, and musicians now work within complex networks of association and influence: New York art rockers Sonic Youth release a CD of works by John Cage and other avant-garde.

Table of contents

Part One: Theories; I. Music and its Others: Noise, Sound, Silence; Introduction / 1. Jacques Attali, Noise and Politics / 2. Luigi Russolo, The Art of Noises: Futurist Manifesto / 3. Morton Feldman, Sound, Noise, Varese, Boulez / 4. Edgard Varese, The Liberation of Sound / 5. Henry Cowell, The Joys of Noise / 6. John Cage, The Future of Music: Credo / 7. R. Murray Schafer, The Music of the Environment / 8. Mark Slouka, Listening for Silence: Notes on the Aural Life / 9. Mary Russo and Dan Wamer, Rough Music, Futurism, and Postpunk Industrial Noise Bands / 10. Simon Reynolds, Noise / 11. The Beauty of Noise: An Interview with Masami Akita of Merzbow; II. Modes of Listening; Introduction / 12. Marshall McLuhan, Visual and Acoustic Space / 13. Hanns Eisler & Theodor Adorno, The Politics of Hearing / 14. Pierre Schaeffer, Acousmatics [first English translation] / 15. Francisco Lopez, Profound Listening and Environmental Sound Matter / 16. Ola Stockfelt, Adequate Modes of Listening / 17. Brian Eno, Amblent Music / 18. Iain Chambers, The Aural Walk / 19. Pauline Oliveros, Some Sound Observations / 20. J.K. Randall, Compose Yourself; III. Music in the Age of Electronic Reproduction; Introduction / 21. Glenn Gould, The Prospects of Recording / 22. Brian Eno, The Studio as Compositional Tool / 23. John Oswaid, Bettered by the Borrower: The Ethics of Musical Debt / 24. Chris Cutler, Plunderphonia / 25. Kodwo Eshun, Operating System for the Redesign of Sonic Reality; Part Two: Practices; IV. The Open Work; Introduction / 26. Umberto Eco, Poetics of the Open Work / 27. John Cage, Composition as Process: Indeterminacy / 28. Christoph Cox, Visual Sounds: On Graphic Scores / 29. Earle Brown, Transformations and Developments of a Radical Aesthetic / 30. John Zorn, The Game Pieces / 31. Anthony Braxton, Introduction to Catalog of Works; V. Experimental Musics; Introduction / 32. Michael Nyman, Towards (a Definition of) Experimental Music / 33. John Cage, Introduction to Themes & Variations / 34. Brian Eno, Generating and Organizing Variety in the Arts / 35. Comelius Cardew, Scratch Music Draft Constitution / 36. David Toop, The Generation Game: Experimental Music and Digital Culture; VI. Improvized Musics; Introduction / 37. Ornette Coleman, Change of the Century / 38. Derek Bailey, Free Improvization / 39. Frederic Rzewski, Little Bangs: A Nihilist Theory of Improvization / 40. George E. Lewis, Improvised Music After 1950: Afrological and Eurological Perspectives; VII. Minimalisms; Introduction / 41. Susan McClary, Rap, Minimalism and Structures of Time in Late Twentieth-Century Culture / 42. Kyle Gann, Thankless Attempts at a Definition of Minimalism / 43. Steve Reich, Music as a Gradual Process / 44. Wim Mertens, Basic Concepts of Minimal Music / 45. Tony Conrad, LYssophobia: On Four Violins / 46. Philip Sherburne, Digital Discipline: Minimalism in House and Techno; VIII. DJ Culture; Introduction; 47. Laszio Moholy-Nagy, Production-Reproduction; Potentialitie

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General Fields

  • : 9780826416155
  • : cipg
  • : cipg
  • : October 2004
  • : 234mm X 156mm X 30mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Christoph Cox
  • : Paperback
  • : 105
  • : 416