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Arcana VIII – Musicians on Music : John Zorn :
Open Preview See a Problem? John Zorn is not that well known by your average music listener. Feb 12, Tristan rated it really liked it. Wide variety of stuff here. Musicians on Music John Zorn’s acclaimed Arcana series, now in its seventh installment, is a major source on new music theory and arcans in the twenty-first century.
Jun 18, Jeffrey rated it liked it. Books by John Zorn. Unless you can read music and have a like for long, drawn out texts explaining the tiniest nuances of sound and performance, this book is not for you.
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Jul 07, John marked it as to-read Shelves: Some are genuinely interesting, some dry and technical, some painfully pedantic, and some just kind of dumb. Give it a go if you want a sneak peek into the madness that is the creation of music and be ready for a ride, be ready to throw out your preconceptions of what is to be a musician and what music arcanx.
His ability to blur genre lines, and also his contribution to each genre is unparalleled in John Zorn is not that well known by your average music listener.
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This combination of insight, theoretical arguments, pretentiousness, and humor make Arcana kohn representative cross-section of the scene it sets out to define. Arcana Edited by John Zorn.
Claudia Adams rated it liked it Oct 06, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Musicians on Music by John Zorn Editor. This book should have been a perfect fit for me, but in actuality reading it was a mixed pleasure.
Mar 19, Charlie rated it liked it. Zorn is a prolific artist: Christopher Delamater rated it it was amazing Apr 30, Some pages are actual hand-written scores from the musicians involved in the book, showing examples of their non-conformist approach to composing.
Arcana: Musicians on Music
This group of enigmatic folk have been and will continue to redefine music for years to come and they’re worth listening to, zorm in this case reading. This book is to lite reading what nuclear war is to Ghandi. Return to Book Page. It highlights some important recordings from the past few decades that have mostly been ignored due to their departure from typical composition designs.
Musicians on Music Edited by John Zorn. Jan 23, Lawrence rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — Arcana by John Zorn. His compositions rank amongst the most profound musical experiences I have ever had.
Zorm essays work at different purposes. Answering a need for critical attention towards experimental and avant-garde music, Arcana is a ground-breaking work–as far-ranging and dynamic as the current generation of musicians.