Circumscribing the Open Universe: Essays on John Cage, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier

4 avg rating
( 4 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780819137470: Circumscribing the Open Universe: Essays on John Cage, Morton Feldman, Christian Wolff, Robert Ashley, Alvin Lucier
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

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.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Thomas DeLio is Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Maryland in College Park.

Review:

This is a precious collection of essays. Five contemporary composers have been chosen for their contributions to opening the art of music. Their attitude is put in perspective with that of other artists) painters, sculptors) as well as poets and philosophers....>>> (Jean-Claude Risset)

This is a precious collection of essays. Five contemporary composers have been chosen for their contributions to opening the art of music. Their attitude is put in perspective with that of other artists) painters, sculptors) as well as poets and philosophers.... (Jean-Claude Risset)

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used
Condition: Very Good
Former Library book. Great condition... Learn more about this copy

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780819137487: Circumscribing the Open Universe

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0819137480 ISBN 13: 9780819137487
Publisher: University Press Of America, 1984
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Delio, Thomas
Published by Univ Pr of Amer (1984)
ISBN 10: 0819137472 ISBN 13: 9780819137470
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)

Book Description Univ Pr of Amer, 1984. Condition: Very Good. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP18473777

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 87.68
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Delio, Thomas
Published by Univ Pr of Amer (1984)
ISBN 10: 0819137472 ISBN 13: 9780819137470
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books: West
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)

Book Description Univ Pr of Amer, 1984. Condition: Very Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP114564132

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 87.68
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Delio, Thomas
ISBN 10: 0819137472 ISBN 13: 9780819137470
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Seattle Goodwill
(Seattle, WA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: Acceptable. May have some shelf-wear due to normal use. Seller Inventory # 0KVBKG008X7D

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 86.31
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Delio, Thomas
Published by Univ Pr of Amer (1984)
ISBN 10: 0819137472 ISBN 13: 9780819137470
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Univ Pr of Amer, 1984. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0819137472-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 156.09
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds