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Aesthetic Theories and Revolutionary Practice: Nikolaus A. Huber and Clytus Gottwald in Dissent

Beate Kutschke

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/9780195336641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The West‐German avant‐garde music scene of the early 1970s—the period in which the spirit of the New Left manifested itself most intensively in the musical field—was especially marked by the numerous ... More


Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Sally Bick

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Unsettled Scores treats the Hollywood activities of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler, who were among the earliest modernist composers to negotiate the collision of the high/low dichotomy within these ... More


Introduction

Nomi Dave

in The Revolution's Echoes: Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226654461
eISBN:
9780226654775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226654775.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introduction sets out the two key arguments for the book. The first is that pleasure operates as a constitutive force in public life, generating alliances and allegiances and shaping ... More


Epilogue

Sally Bick

in Unsettled Scores: Politics, Hollywood, and the Film Music of Aaron Copland and Hanns Eisler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042812
eISBN:
9780252051678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042812.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The conclusion presents a summation of Copland’s and Eisler’s political music and their contributions in both their writings and their film scores to the history of the Hollywood industry and ... More


Something More Specifically “Musical”: 1973–1984

Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund

in Christian Wolff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037061
eISBN:
9780252094163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037061.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter recounts yet more milestones and developments in Wolff's musical career, as well as the changes within his household which in turn enacted further changes into his opus. As Wolff settled ... More


Christian Wolff

Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037061
eISBN:
9780252094163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037061.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This book, the first interpretive narrative of the life and work of Christian Wolff, traces the influences and sensibilities of a contemporary composer's atypical career path and restless ... More


Let Playing Be Composition and Composition Playing: 1969–1974

Michael Hicks and Christian Asplund

in Christian Wolff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037061
eISBN:
9780252094163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037061.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter marks another threshold in Wolff's musical career: Burdocks. Drawing performative techniques from the improvisatory Scratch Orchestra and heterophonic textures inspired by an African ... More


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