Essays on and around Freeman Etudes, Fontana Mix, Aria

Juan Parra Cancino, Magnus Andersson, Mieko Kanno, and William Brooks

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Monograph - paperback

metaCage investigates the musical practice of John Cage in four essays written by current ORCiM Fellows. Three works (Fontana Mix, Aria and Freeman Etudes) serve as threads that link the contributions, and a CD containing performances of these works, by the ORCiM Fellows, is included with the volume. The essays embrace both compositional practice, as viewed by musicologically-oriented performers Juan Parra Cancino and Mieko Kanno, and Cage's aesthetic framework, explored by practice-based musicologists Magnus Andersson and William Brooks.

Format: Monograph - paperback

Size: 240 × 170 × 10 mm

104 pages

ISBN: 9789490389017

Publication: January 01, 2009

Series: Orpheus Research Centre in Music 4

Languages: English

Stock item number: 56723

Juan Parra Cancino is research fellow at Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM], Ghent.
Magnus Andersson is associate researcher at Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM], Ghent and research fellow at the Norwegian Academy of Music.
Mieko Kanno is senior researcher at Orpheus Research Centre in Music [ORCiM], Ghent, head of Performance at the Department of Music, Durham University, U.K. and director of Durham University's Research Centre for Contemporary Music (CCM), U.K.
William Brooks is professor of music at the University of York, emeritus professor at the University of Illinois, scholar-in-residence at the Newberry Library, and senior research fellow at the Orpheus Institute.