The Cambridge Companion to John Cage




      The Cambridge Companion to John Cage
American composer John Cage 1912 1992 was without doubt one of the most important and influential figures in twentieth century music He spent much of his career in pursuit of an unusual goal giving up control so that sounds can be sounds, as he put it As well as composing around 300 works, he was also a prolific performer, writer, poet, and visual artist This Companion celebrates the richness and diversity of Cage s achievements and provides readers with a fully rounded portrait of a fascinating figure. New Read [ The Cambridge Companion to John Cage ] By [ David Nicholls ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk

Librarian NoteThere isthan one author with this name.David Nicholls is a British musicologist and composer Since August 2000 he has been Professor of Music at the University of Southampton From 1987 to 2000 he was Professor of Music and Research Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Keele University Between 1984 until 1987 Nicholls was based at Selwyn College, Cambridge as a Keasbey Fellow in American Studies.http www.soton.ac.uk music staff Pe

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  • Hardcover
  • 302 pages
  • The Cambridge Companion to John Cage
  • David Nicholls
  • English
  • 25 December 2018
  • 0521783488

10 thoughts on “ The Cambridge Companion to John Cage

  1. Rebecca says:

    On the whole, this is a very strong anthology in the Cambridge Companion series Divided into three parts Aesthetic contexts Sounds,words, images Interaction and Influence , the book investigates the different facets of Cage s life and career using a wide variety of methodologies There are surveys of his contributions in a particular area such as Kathan Brown s essay Visual Art Ch 7 and most notably, David Patterson s Words and Writings, which, for my money, is one of the best On the whole, this is a very strong anthology in the Cambridge Companion series Divided into three parts Aesthetic contexts Sounds,words, images Interaction and Influence , the book investigates the different facets of Cage s life and career using a wide variety of methodologies There are surveys of his contributions in a particular area such as Kathan Brown s essay Visual Art Ch 7 and most notably, David Patterson s Words and Writings, which, for my money, is one of the best examples of a bibliographic essay I ve seen For the most part, the language and content is accessible, although ther...

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