Arcana has ratings and 12 reviews. Gåry! said: It’s meticulous, it’s dry, it brought a tear to my eye. These texts are for the seriously deranged opp. ARCANA edited by John Zorn. ISBN: paper: $ Preface by John Zorn READ >> Press: comments by Steve Reich and Meridith Monk READ >>. Results 1 – 30 of 53 Arcana by Zorn, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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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.
Jul 07, John marked it as to-read Shelves: Seth rated it liked it Sep 04, Dekoboko Hajime, Rav Tzizit is an American avant-garde composer, arranger, record producer, saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist. Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. Roberto rated it liked it Dec 15, Anverlyb rated it liked it Oct 21, One of the most useful parts of the book is the Recommended Listening section at the end.
Some of these essays are not technically well written nor do they try to be. This is musicians writing about music. It has to be appreciated before entering this world that musicians are not necessarily great writers.
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That said, he is arcaana genius and a major influence on a diverse array of musicians from classical, through to metal. It’s meticulous, it’s dry, it brought a tear to my eye. Some essays I’d read over and over again, get inspired by, take something from.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His compositions rank amongst the most profound musical experiences I have ever had. Paperbackpages. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Reading this as a non-musician attuned arcama ear and mind in new ways to music. For avant-garde musicians, though, this is the Bible, the Holy Grail, the introduction to the secret society of the forward-thinking composers This book is to lite reading what nuclear war is to Ghandi.
Some of the essays are fascinating glimpses into how artists of News York’s so-called “downtown” scene think about and create their work while others in the collection are piles of self-indulgent babble. Each essay is unique and propels you into the subconscious of the writer.
Arcana: Musicians on Music
His ability to blur genre lines, and also his contribution to each genre is unparalleled in my opinion, and anyone truly passionate about music should take the long and winding road through the Tzadik catalogue. Jun 18, David Scott rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps zrn keep track of books you want to read.
Valerie Resser rated it it was amazing Jan 14, Musicians on Music Joyn with preface by John Zorn. For avant-garde musicians, though, this is the Bible, the Holy Grail, the introduction to the secret society of the forward-thinking composers of our time.
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In his preface to the first Arcana: The musicians he collaborates with and produces, or whom he offers to release under his label Tzadik, are more well known than the man himself. This group of enigmatic folk have been and will continue to redefine music for kohn to come and they’re worth listening to, and in this case reading.
Jan 23, Lawrence rated it really liked it Shelves: I don’t know what I was expecting, really. Mark Gallay rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mar 19, Charlie rated it liked it. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.