Flute and Shakuhachi
Timbre Composition in Electroacoustic Music
Time in Contemporary Musical Thought
By Jo Kondo, J. Benitez
March 01, 1994
First Published in 1994. In their quest for new sound materials, avant-garde musicians often produce sounds which accidentally bear a strong resemblance to traditional instruments. While conventional Western instruments have taken on a functional role, instruments such as the shakuhachi are still ...
By Simon Emmerson
June 01, 1994
First Published in 1994. The contributions to this collection have been selected to define a range of interests from the technical, aesthetic, cognitive and compositional spheres. The book addresses the continuing need for musicologists, psychologists, composers and listeners to enter into a ...
By David Dunn
March 01, 2000
This anthology of writings about the American experimental composer Harry Partch is the most comprehensive collection of commentaries about the composer and his work ever assembled. Eleven major figures of contemporary music voice their views on Partch (1901-1974) and his radical contributions to ...