Arcana III : 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, NY : Hips Road ; Distributed to the trade by D.A.P., 2008
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 249 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Preface / John Zorn
Ch. 1. Psychoacoustic Phenomena in Musical Composition: Some Features of a "Perceptual Geography" / Maryanne Amacher 9
Ch. 2. A Work in Progress / Derek Bermel 25
Ch. 3. A Short Meditation on the Art of Arranging / Steven Bernstein 29
Ch. 4. The Voices of My Voice / Thea Bleckmann 34
Ch. 5. Where Does it Come From? / Gavin Bryars 45
Ch. 6. Time Piece / Greg Cohen 52
Ch. 7. Hidden Principles of Improvisation / Jacques Coursil 58
Ch. 8. Scale and Ascent / Mario Diaz de Leon 66
Ch. 9. Concerns of a Rock Violinist / Timb Hams 70
Ch. 10. Ramblings About Music from A (Not Quite Yet)Mad Mastering Engineer / Scott Hull 83
Ch. 11. Some Approach Strategies Using the Dee Enochian Tablet Structures... / Jerry Hunt 93
Ch. 12. Some Thoughts on Music and Film / Henry Kaiser 101
Ch. 13. A Self-Addressed Letter of Belief / Ha-Yang Kim 106
Ch. 14. How to Sing / Makigami Koichi 109
Ch. 15. How Long Did it Take You to Learn the Theremin? / Pamelia Kurstin 113
Ch. 16. Gestural Study#5 Wuther/Pok-Poong / Okkyung Lee 119
Ch. 17. Muse or Ick / Sean Lennon 123
Ch. 18. Copyright is Theft: Thoughts on Music as Individual and Communal Property / Frank London 126
Ch. 19. Some Basic Thoughts on Conducting, Composing, and Teaching / Brad Lubman 132
Ch. 20. Conversation Between Christian Marclay and David Toop / Christian Marclay 138
Ch. 21. An Address from a Well Wisher / Kaffe Matthews 153
Ch. 22. Some Ideas on Composing Music and Visuals / Olga Neuwirth 162
Ch. 23. Cheers! / Buzz Osbourne 170
Ch. 24. Reflections on Tomorrow / William Parker 174
Ch. 25. Body Maps: A Map to My Collaborative Process / Paola Prestini 180
Ch. 26. ZZ Top and Meaning in Music / Jamie Saft 200
Ch. 27. New Musical Instrument Design in the 21st Century / Eric Singer 204
Ch. 28. Dreamtime: The Music Culture of Communal Played Multiunit Musical Instruments / Wadada Leo Smith 215
Ch. 29. Seizing a Sound and Smelling Its Belly to Fit it in a Folder / Laetitia Sonami 220
Ch. 30. One Perspective of Music Production / Hal Willner 223
About the Musicians 230
Recommended Listening 245
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Musicians on music
Arcana 3
Additional Authors: Zorn, John, 1953-
Notes: ISBN: 9780978833770
ISBN: 0978833775
Contents: Psychoacoustic phenomena in musical composition : some features of a "perceptual geography" / Maryanne Amacher -- A work in progress / Derek Bermel -- A short meditation on the art of arranging / Steven Bernstein -- The voices of my voice / Theo Bleckmann -- Where does it come from? / Gavin Bryars -- Time piece / Greg Cohen -- Hidden principles of improvisation / Jacques Coursil -- Scale and ascent / Mario Diaz de Leon -- Concerns of a rock violinist / Timb Harris -- Ramblings about music from a (not quite yet) made mastering engineer / Scott Hull -- Some approach strategies using the Dee Enochian tablet structures ; Gestures modulations of templates / Jerry Hunt -- Some thoughts on music and film / Henry Kaiser -- A self-addressed letter of belief / Ha-Yang Kim -- How to sing / Makigami Koichi -- How long did it take you to learn the theremin? / Pamelia Kurstin -- Gestural study #5 : Wuther/Pok-Poong / Okkyung Lee -- Muse or ick / Sean Lennon -- Copyright is theft : thoughts on music as individual and communal property / Frank London -- Some basic thoughts on conducting, composing, and teaching / Brad Lubman -- Conversations between Christian Marclay and David Toop / Christian Marclay -- An address from a well wisher / Kaffe Matthews -- Some ideas on composing music and visuals / Olga Neuwirth -- Cheers! / Buzz Osbourne -- Reflections on tomorrow / William Parker -- Body maps : a map to my collaborative process / Paola Prestini -- ZZ Top and meaning in music / Jamie Saft -- New musical instrument design in the 21st century / Eric Singer -- Dreamtime : the music culture of communal played multiunit musical instruments / Wadada Leo Smith -- Seizing a sound and smelling its belly to fit in a folder / Laetitia Sonami -- One perspective of music production / Hal Willner
OCLC Number: 234449642
ISBN/ISSN: 9780978833770
0978833775