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Author Wolff, Christian, 1934- author

Title Occasional pieces : writings and interviews, 1952-2013 / Christian Wolff ; with a foreword by George E. Lewis
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Contents Cover; Occasional Pieces: Writings and Interviews, 1952 -2013; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Works Cited; Author's Preface; Acknowledgments; Occasional Pieces; Chapter 1: (One of)Four Musicians at Work (1952); I; II; III; Chapter 2: On Webern (1955); Chapter 3: New and Electron:ic Music (1958); Chapter 4: On Form (1960); Chapter 5: Questions (1964); Chapter 6: Electricity and Music (1968); Chapter 7: Interview with Victor Schonfield (1969); Chapter 8: Fragments to Make Up anInterview (1970-71); Chapter 9: For Merce (1975); Chapter 10: Conversation with Walter Zimmermann (1976)
Chapter 11: Frederic Rzewski, The People United Will Never Be Defeated (1978)Chapter 12: On Political Texts and New Music (1980); Chapter 13: On the Death of Cornelius Cardew (1981); Chapter 14: On Notation (1984); Chapter 15: Open to Whom and to What (1987); In General; Some notes on three pieces; Chapter 16: Morton Feldman Memorial Text (1987); Chaptee 17: On Morton Feldman's Piano Piece 1952 (1988, 1995); Chapter 18: On Morton Feldman's Music (1990); Chapter 19: What Is Our Work? (1990); Chapter 20: On Charles Ives (1990)
Chapter 21: Keith Rowe, A Dimension of Perfectly Ordinary Reality (1990)Chapter 22: On Dieter Schnebel's Marsyas (1990); Chapter 23: Floating Rhythm and Experimental Percussion (1990); Chapter 24: Quiet Music (1991); Chapter 25: Interview with Cole Gagne (1992); Chapter 26: Interview with Markus Trunk (1992); Chapter 27: Briefly on Cornelius Cardewand John Cage (1992); Chapter 28: John Cage Memorial Text (1992); Chapter 29: Preface to John Cage, Morton Feldman: RadioHappenings I-V (1993); Chapter 30: Sketch of a Statement (1993); Chapter 31: Music-Work-Experiment-Politics (1995)
Chapter 32: Letter to Suzanne Josek (1996)Chapter 33: Thinking of David Tudor (1997) ; Chapter 34: Most Material: Evan Parker and Eddie Prévost (1997); Chapter 35: Frederic Rzewski and His Piano Music (2001); Chapter: 36 Merce Cunningham and CW Music (2001); Chapter 37: Feldman's String Quartet No. 2 (2002) ; On the duration of the performance ; Chapter 38: Earle Brown-Chamber Music (2004); Chapter 39: Some Notes on Charles Ives and Politics (2004); Chapter 40: On Day-to-Day Composing Work (2004); Chapter 41: Remembering Grete Sultan (2005)
Chapter 42: On Music with Cunningham Events (2008)Chapter 43: Some Recollections of Arthur Russell (2009) ; Chapter 44: On Verbal Notation (2009); Chapter 45: Experimental Music around 1950 and Some Consequences and Causes (2009); Chapter 46: Interview with James Saunders (2009); Chapter 47: Crossings of Experimental Music and Greek Tragedy (2010); Darius Milhaud ; Erik Satie ; Harry Partch ; Iannis Xenakis ; Conclusion ; Chapter 48: About Merce (2010); Chapter 49: What Can I Still Say about John Cage? (2012); Chapter 50: Thinking Yet Again about JohnCage (2012)
Summary With Occasional Pieces, composer Christian Wolff brings together a collection of his most notable writings and interviews from 1950 to the present, shining a new light on American music of the second half of the twentieth century. Included are profiles of Wolff's experimentalist contemporaries, including John Cage, Morton Feldman, David Tudor, and Merce Cunningham
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 27, 2017)
Subject Composers -- United States -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Music -- United States -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Music -- United States -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Interviews.
Interviews.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewis, George, 1952- writer of foreword
LC no. 2016028835
ISBN 0190222905 (electronic book)
9780190222901 (electronic book)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)
Other Titles Prose works. Selections