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Avant Garde: An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez
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Avant Garde: An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez (Hardback)

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In Avant Garde: An American Odyssey from Gertrude Stein to Pierre Boulez, Stockhausen specialist Robin Maconie reconsiders the role of music and music technology through careful examination of key modern concepts with respect to time, existence, identity, and relationship as formulated by such thinkers as Einstein, Russell, Whitehead, and Gertrude Stein, along with Freud, Schoenberg, Wittgenstein, and Marcel Duchamp.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt treatments & subjectsMusic & DanceDanceMusic reviews & criticismMusic & DanceDanceTheory of music & musicologyMusic & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresWestern "classical" musicPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 01/03/2012 ISBN-13: 9780810883123  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Robin Maconie is a New Zealand composer and musicologist. He is the author of Other Planets: The Music of Karlheinz Stockhausen (2005), The Way of Music: Aural Training for the Internet Generation (2006), and Musicologia: Musical Knowledge from Plato to John Cage (2010), all published by Scarecrow Press.

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