Circumscribing the open universe

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University Press of America, Jul 1, 1984 - Literary Collections - 105 pages
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Explores the concept of open structure as it has evolved in the music of the American avant-garde throughout the 1960s and 1970s. The works of five composers are examined in detail: John Cage, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Robert Ashley and Alvin Lucier.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Toward an Art of Imminence
29
The Shape of Sound
89
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THOMAS DeLIO is a composer and theorist.

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