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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is avant-garde music.


Six Superlative Sources

· Brindle, Reginald Smith. (1987). The New Music: The Avant-Garde since 1945. 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press.

· Cope, David. (2000). New Directions in Music. 7th Edition. Waveland Press.

· Duckworth, William. (1999). Talking Music: Conversations with John Cage, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson and Five Generations of American Composers. DaCapo Press.

· Johnson, Stephen, ed., and Morton Feldman and John Cage, contributors. (2001). The New York Schools of Music and the Visual Arts. Studies in Contemporary Music and Culture, Taylor and Francis.

· Nyman, Michael. (1999). Experimental Music. 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press.

· Stockhausen, Karl-Heinz, and Robin Maconie, compiler. (2002). Stockhausen on Music. Marion Boyers.

Other Excellent Sources

· Adorno, Theodor W. (1981). In Search of Wagner. Translated by Rodney Livingstone. NLB.

· Adorno, Theodor W. (1985). Philosophy of Modern Music. Translated by Anne G. Mitchell and Wesley V. Blomster. Continuum Publishing.

· Adorno, Theodor W. (1986). Aesthetic Theory. Translated by C. Lenhardt; edited by Gretel Adorno and Rolf Tiedemann. Routledge and Kegan Paul.

· Articles on Graphic Scores, Music and Politics, Experimental Musical Instruments, Vocal Repertoire, Etc. Contemporary Music-Making for Amateurs (COMA).

· Battcock, Gregory, ed. (1981). Breaking the Sound Barrier: A Critical Anthology of the New Music. E.P. Dutton.

· Bloch, Ernst. (1985). Essays on the Philosophy of Music. Translated by Peter Palmer; introduction by David Drew. Cambridge University Press.

· Born, Georgina. (1995). Rationalizing Culture: Ircam, Boulez, and the Institutionalization of the Musical Avant-Garde. University of California Press.

· Butler, Christopher. (1980). After the Wake: An Essay on the Contemporary Avant-Garde. Clarendon Press.

· Cage, John. (1961). Silence. Wesleyan University Press.

· Cage, John. (1981). For the Birds. Conversations with Daniel Charles; translated by Richard Lardner, Tom Cora, Daniel Charles, and John Cage. Marion Boyars.

· Corbett, John. (1994). Extended Play: Sounding Off from John Cage to Dr. Funkenstein. Duke University Press.

· Davies, Hugh, compiler. (1968). Répertoire International des Musiques Electroacoustiques: International Electronic Music Catalog. MIT Press.

· Dunn, Robert, compiler. (1962). John Cage. Henman Press.

· Gena, Peter, and Jonathan Brent, eds. (1982). A John Cage Reader: In Celebration of His 70th Birthday. C.F. Peters Corporation.

· Griffiths, Paul. (1978). A Concise History of Avant-Garde Music: From Debussy to Boulez. Oxford University Press.

· Griffiths, Paul. (1981). Modern Music: The Avant-Garde since 1945. George Braziller.

· Griffiths, Paul. (1981). Cage. Oxford University Press.

· Griffiths, Paul. (1985). Olivier Messiaen and the Music of Time. Cornell University Press.

· Griffiths, Paul, et al. (1986). Twentieth-Century French Masters: Faure, Debussy, Satie, Ravel, Poulenc, Messiaen, Boulez. W.W. Norton.

· Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique.

· Karlheinz Stockhausen Home Page. Sockhausen-Verlag.

· Kohler, Eddie. John Cage: Indeterminacy.

· Kostelanetz, Richard. (1988). Conversing with Cage. Limelight Editions.

· Kostka, Stefan. (1990). Materials and Techniques of Twentieth-Century Music. Prentice Hall.

· Mertens, Wim. (1983). American Minimal Music: La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve Reich, Philip Glass. Translated by J. Hautekiet, preface by Michael Nyman. Kahn and Averill.

· Mode Records. A recording label for contempoary avant-garde music with an excellent catalogue.

· Modern Music on the Web. Search Beat.

· Nicholls, David, ed. (2002). The Cambridge Companion to John Cage. Cambridge University Press.

· Nyman, Michael. (1974). Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond. Schirmer Books.

· Paris Transatlantic Magazine: Global Coverage of Avant-Garde Music and Art.

· Pritchett, James. James Pritchett: Writings.

· Pritchett, James. (1996). The Music of John Cage. Cambridge University Press.

· Rochberg, George. (1984). The Aesthetics of Survival: A Composer's View of Twentieth-Century Music. University of Michigan Press.

· Sequenza21: The Contemporary Clasical Music Weekly.

· Stuckenschmidt, H.H. (1973). Twentieth Century Music. Translated by Richard Devenson. McGraw-Hill.

· Tomkins, Calvin. (1976). The Bride and the Bachelors: Five Masters of the Avant-Garde. Penguin.

· Toop, Richard. (1999). Gyorgy Ligeti. 20th Century Composers, Phaidon Press.

· Van Kerckhoven, Alain. New Consonant Music.

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