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Rapprochement or Friendly Takeover?

Arthur Berger

in Reflections of an American Composer

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232518
eISBN:
9780520928213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232518.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

The chapter elucidates the friendly takeover of the world of contemporary composition by the serialists. In the 1950s the two leading camps in the world of contemporary composition, the followers of ... More


Introduction: West Germany and the American Experimental Tradition

Amy C. Beal

in New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247550
eISBN:
9780520932814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247550.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This study describes the history of foreign support afforded to American experimental music from 1945 to 1990, particularly West Germany. It explains that during the second half of the twentieth ... More


The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays

Richard Taruskin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249776
eISBN:
9780520942790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249776.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This book gathers the author's writing on the arts and politics, ranging in approach from occasional pieces for major newspapers such as the New York Times to full-scale critical essays for leading ... More


The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The influence of Miles Davis's “second great quintet, ” consisting of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams continues to resonate. Jazz musicians, historians, and ... More


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