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Harry Partch
Language: en
Pages: 195
Authors: David Dunn
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Harry Partch
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Bob Gilmore
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Visionary composer, theorist, and creator of musical instruments, Harry Partch (1901-1974) was a leading figure in the development of an indigenously American contemporary music. A pioneer in his explorations of new instruments and new tunings, Partch created multimedia theater works that combine sight and sound in a compelling synthesis. He
Mavericks and Other Traditions in American Music
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Michael Broyles
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

From colonial times to the present, American composers have lived on the fringes of society and defined themselves in large part as outsiders. In this stimulating book Michael Broyles considers the tradition of maverick composers and explores what these mavericks reveal about American attitudes toward the arts and about American
Harry Partch
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: David Dunn
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-19 - Publisher: Routledge

This anthology of writings about the American experimental composer Harry Partch is the most comprehensive collection of commentaries about the composer and his work ever assembled. Eleven major figures of contemporary music voice their views on Partch (1901-1974) and his radical contributions to twentieth-century music. These include composers and theorists
Barstow
Language: en
Pages: 62
Authors: Ben Johnston
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: A-R Editions, Inc.

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