Four Musical Minimalists

Four Musical Minimalists

La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass

Book - 2002
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Cambridge Univ Pr
Offers the most detailed account yet of the early works of these four minimalist composers.
This book offers the most detailed account so far of the early works of these four minimalist composers, putting extensive discussion of the music into a biographical perspective. The true musical minimalism of the 1960s and early 1970s is placed in the wider context of their music as a whole, and considered within the cultural conditions of the period, which saw not only the rise of minimalism in the fine arts but also crucial changes in the theory and practice of musical composition in the Western cultivated tradition.

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780521015011
0521015014
Branch Call Number: 780.92 POTTE
Characteristics: 406 pages : music ; 25 cm
Notes: Originally published: 2000

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