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Composing dissent [electronic resource] : avant-garde music in 1960s Amsterdam / Robert Adlington.

Adlington, Robert. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199981021 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0199981027 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Situatie : without orientation in new Babylon -- Vernieuwing : the Maderna campaign, cultural policy, and the new -- Anarchie : chaos, freedom, and instant composing -- Participatie : experimenting (on) audiences -- Politiek : on the impossibility of saying nothing in 1968 -- Zelfbeheer : composers, performers, and the renewal of musical practice -- Volksmuziek : Louis Andriessen's Volkslied and the Internationale.
Summary, etc.:
The 1960s saw the emergence in the Netherlands of a generation of avant-garde musicians with a pronounced commitment to social and political engagement. This book presents the Dutch experience as an exemplary case study in the complex and conflictual encounter of the musical avant-garde with the decade's currents of social change.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Music > Netherlands > Amsterdam > 1961-1970 > History and criticism.
Avant-garde (Music) > Netherlands > Amsterdam > History > 20th century.
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / International
Genre: Electronic books.

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