Locating East Asia in Western art music / edited by Yayoi Uno Everett and Frederick Lau.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, c2004.
Description
xx, 321 p. : ill., music ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Music/culture [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-304) and index.
Contents
Intercultural synthesis in postwar Western art music : historical contexts, perspectives, and taxonomy -- Fusion or fission : the paradox and politics of contemporary Chinese avant-garde music -- The cultural politics of Japan's modern music : nostalgia, nationalism, and identity in the interwar years -- Two practices confused in one composition : Tan Dun's Symphony 1997 : heaven, earth, man -- John Zorn and the postmodern condition -- Music from the right : the politics of Toshirō Mayuzumi's Essay for string orchestra -- Henry Cowell and his Chinese music heritage : theory of sliding tone and his orchestral work of 1953-1965 -- The evolution of Chou Wen-chung's variable modes -- Musical syncretism in Isang Yun's Gasa -- Contemporary Japanese music : a lecture by John Cage -- Tōru Takemitsu, on Sawari -- Wenren and culture.
ISBN
  • 0819566616 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0819566624 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2003019186
OCLC
52942780
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