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By Carl, Robert, 1954-
Hardback. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
'Terry Riley's 'In C'' argues that the work holds its place in the canon because of the very challenges it presents to 'classical' music. Carl examines...

By Lucier, Alvin
Hardback. English.
Published Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, c2012
Composer and peformer Alvin Lucier brings clarity to the world of experimental music as he takes the reader through more than a hundred groundbreaking...

Paperback. English.
Published Berkeley, Calif.; London: University of California Press, 2010
This work is a seminal source for materials on the heyday of experimental music and arts. The book documents crucial changes in performance practice and...

Paperback. English.
Published New York; London: Continuum, 2004
With contributions by major composers and writers, this text presents an essential overview of the changing terrain of experimental music, both pop and...

Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge, Mass.; London: MIT Press, 2011
JOhn Cage (1912-1992) defined a radical practice of composition that changed the course of modern music and shaped a new conceptual horizon for postwar...

Hardback. English.
Published Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009
This collection of essays embraces different perspectives to new music, understood as contemporary classical music from the last 50 years of a broadly...

Hardback. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, c2010
This title is a detailed analysis of the music of Christian Wolff. The reception of Wolff's music is discussed, particularly in relation to the European...

By Demers, Joanna Teresa, 1975-
Paperback. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010
Contemporary electronic music has splintered into a dizzying assortment of genres & subgenres, communities & subcultures. Given the ideological differences...

By Heile, Björn
Hardback. English.
Published Aldershot: Ashgate, c2006
Björn Heile presents a study of composer Mauricio Kagel's entire musical output to date

By Watson, Ben, 1956-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Verso, 2004
After ten years working himself to the top of his profession as dance hall and session musician, Derek Bailey committed himself to 'free improvisation...