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Once and the Sixties

Ralf Dietrich

in Sound Commitments: Avant-Garde Music and the Sixties

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336641
eISBN:
9780199868551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336641.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

ONCE had two lives, each of which can be associated with one half of the 1960s. Chronologically, the ONCE Festival of musical premieres in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the nationwide performing ONCE ... More


Robert Ashley

Kyle Gann

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book explores the life and works of Robert Ashley, one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation. Ashley's innovations began in the 1960s when he, along with Alvin Lucier, ... More


New Media and Music Theater

Eric Salzman and Thomas Desi

in The New Music Theater: Seeing the Voice, Hearing the Body

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195099362
eISBN:
9780199864737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099362.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Opera

Technology has a long history in both music and theater, and music theater may be the most technological of all the arts. The arrival of new technologies has always provided a focus as well as themes ... More


Chapter 21

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0021
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the final days of 1806, Robert Ashley and Aaron Burr departed Natchez, riding eastward in disguise. Dr. John Cummins, the son-in-law of Peter Bruin, came along a few days later, entrusted with ... More


Oh, How We Misunderstand: Introduction

Kyle Gann

in Robert Ashley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035494
eISBN:
9780252094569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035494.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is an introduction to the oft-misunderstood opera of Robert Ashley. Ashley's works do not fit the profile of what people generally think of as opera. In his pieces, people sing in a ... More


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