Contemporary Composers On Contemporary Music

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Da Capo Press, Jun 16, 2009 - Music - 514 pages
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This anthology of essays, interviews, and autobiographical pieces provides an invaluable overview of the evolution of contemporary music?from chromaticism, serialism, and indeterminacy to jazz, vernac

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Elliott Schwartz has been a featured guest composer throughout the U.S. and Europe, and has held extended residencies at the University of California, Ohio State University, and Cambridge University. He is the author of Music Since 1945: Issues, Materials, and Literature (with Daniel Godfrey) and is the Robert K. Beckwith Professor of Music at Bowdoin College. Barney Childs is the cofounder of Advance Recordings, former poetry editor of Genesis West, and a contributor to Perspectives of New Music and other journals. His music has been performed at the ONCE Festival and Tanglewood. He is Professor Emeritus at Johnston College, University of Redlands. Jim Fox is a Los Angeles-based composer and co-publisher of Silman-James Press.

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