The Music of Anthony Braxton

The Music of Anthony Braxton

by ABC-CLIO

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313299568
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/24/1996
Series: Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance Series , #43
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.17(d)

About the Author

MIKE HEFFLEY is a trombonist/composer, journalist, arts administrator, and ethnomusicologist./e The author of numerous works on jazz and new music, Heffley is Executive Director of Braxton's Tri-Centric Foundation.

Table of Contents

Figures

Acknowledgments

Introduction: Millennial/Gravitational Intrigue

first arrow…from the bow of the past

Evocation

The Music's Grandparents

The Music's Parents

second arrow…on the string of the present

Invocation

The Musician's Words

The Musician Speaks

third arrow…in the five fingers of the archer

Provocation

The Solo Music's Axis (Tradition/Innovation)

fourth arrow…whistling through the air of the future

Duo Music

Trio Music

Quartet Music

Large-Ensemble Music

fifth arrow…in the eye of the bull

The Music's Muse

Appendix: Anthony Braxton: "Introduction" to "Catalogue of Works"

Sources

Index

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