Arcana II : musicians on music / edited by John Zorn

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Subjects: Musicians as authors
Music--20th century--History and criticism
Music--21st century--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Hips Road ; Distributed Art Publishers [dist.], 2007
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: vi, 9-294 p. : music ; 26 cm
Alternate Titles: Parallel title: Musicians on music
Additional Authors: Zorn, John, 1953-
Notes: Invalid ISN: 9780978833767
ISBN:
ISBN: 9780978833763
ISBN: 0978833767
Contents: Preface / John Zorn -- Reflections on cross-cultural composition / Christopher Adler -- Drawing densities for guitar / Mick Barr -- Crossed hands / Borah Bergman -- Where are we? - On location / Lisa Bielawa -- Theme and variation / Uri Caine -- Lunation cycle as a point of departure for musical ideas / Steve Coleman -- Extended piano / Sylvie Courvoisier -- Hyperrealism, hyperdrama, superperformers, and open palette / Noah Creshevsky -- Time-travel / Chris Dench -- Little steps / Dave Douglas -- For and against technique / Trevor Dunn -- Process and timbral transformation in 16 / Jason Eckardt -- More fun than capitalism: me and WB in nerdy-sexy commie-girlieland / Jewlia Eisenberg -- Fiddling with Sputnik: how I wrote Lost signals and Drifting satellites / Annie Gosfield -- Book of tono-rhythmology / Milford Graves -- Confessions of a sensualist / Carla Kihlstedt -- Secret instruments, secret destinations / Lukas Ligeti -- Concept of time / José Maceda -- Micro-ritmia: hyper-human music / Ernesto Martínez -- Science of finding / Lawrence D. "Butch" Morris -- Performing director / Jim O'Rourke -- Why 211? / Evan Parker -- Nocturne meditation: the necklace eternity / Zeena Parkins -- Nine prerequisites for inspiration / Maja Solveig Kjelstrup Ratkje -- Glitch / Marina Rosenfeld -- Challenge of "world" music for the creative musician / Ned Rothenberg -- Ruminations on Secret Chiefs 3 / Trey Spruance -- Tinnitus: an occupational hazard ; Casualty on the battlefield of noise / J.G. Thirlwell -- Crossover melodies: the formulation of a compositional methodology and a personal idiom / Matthew Welch -- What is music? / Yamataka Eye -- About the authors -- Recommended listening
OCLC Number: 166409470
ISBN/ISSN: 9780978833767
9780978833763
0978833767