The Cambridge Companion to John Cage / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to John Cage / Edition 1

by David Nicholls
     
 

Celebrates the richness and diversity of Cage's achievements, providing a rounded portrait of an influential composer.See more details below

Overview

Celebrates the richness and diversity of Cage's achievements, providing a rounded portrait of an influential composer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521789684
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Music Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Part I. Aesthetic Contexts: 1. Cage and America David Nicholls; 2. Cage and Europe Christopher Shultis; 3. Cage and Asia: history and sources David W. Patterson; Part II. Sounds, Words, Images: 4. Music I: to the late 1940s David W. Bernstein; 5. Words and writings David W. Patterson; 6. Towards infinity: Cage in the 1950s and 1960s David Nicholls; 7. Visual art Kathan Brown; 8. Music II: from the late 1960s William Brooks; Part III. Interaction and Influence: 9. Cage's collaborations Leta E. Miller; 10. Cage and Tudor John Holzaepfel; 11. Cage and high modernism David W. Bernstein; 12. Music and society William Brooks; 13. Cage and postmodernism Alastair Williams; 14. No escape from heaven: John Cage as father figure Kyle Gann; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index.

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