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The San Francisco Tape Music Center : 1960s counterculture and the avant-garde / edited by David W. Bernstein ; foreword by John Rockwell ; preface by Johannes Goebel.

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2008
Imprint:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiii, 322 p., [9] p. of plates (one folded) : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. + 1 videodisc
Note:
"Roth Family Foundation music in America imprint"--Prelim. p. Title on accompanying DVD: Wow & flutter, the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1961-now. Accompanying DVD contains a video documentation of the "Wow & Flutter" festival.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-307) and index. Discography: p. 283-287.
Contents:
  • Foreword, by John Rockwell Then, Now, and Then Again (A Preface), by Johannes Goebel Introduction, by David W. Bernstein The SFTMC: Emerging Art Forms and the American Counterculture, by David W. Bernstein The SFTMC: A Report, by Ramon Sender Overview of the Tape Music Center's Goals, by Ramon Sender Ramon Sender and William Maginnis, interviewed by David W. Bernstein and Maggi Payne Memoir of a Community Enterprise, by Pauline Oliveros Pauline Oliveros, interviewed by David W. Bernstein and Maggi Payne Music as Studio Art, by Morton Subotnick Morton Subotnick, interviewed by David W. Bernstein and Maggi Payne Composing with Light, by Tony Martin Tony Martin, interviewed by David W. Bernstein and Maggi Payne Don Buchla, interviewed by David W.Bernstein and Maggi Payne Michael Callahan, interviewed by Thomas M. Welsh The Great Grand Kludge! by William Maginnis Terry Riley, interviewed by David W. Bernstein and Maggi Payne Anna Halprin, interviewed by David W. Bernstein Stewart Brand, interviewed by David W. Bernstein Stuart Dempster, interviewed by Thomas M. Welsh Chronology, by Thomas M. Welsh Archival Recordings DVD Program Notes Bibliography List of Illustrations Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
This book tells the story of the influential group of creative artists - Pauline Oliveros, Morton Subotnick, Ramon Sender, William Maginnis, and Tony Martin - who connected music to technology during a legendary era in California's cultural history. An integral part of the robust San Francisco 'scene, ' the San Francisco Tape Music Center developed new art forms through collaborations with Terry Riley, Steve Reich, David Tudor, Ken Dewey, Lee Breuer, the San Francisco Actor's Workshop, the San Francisco Mime Troupe, the Ann Halprin Dancers' Workshop, Canyon Cinema, and others. Told through vivid personal accounts, interviews, and retrospective essays by leading scholars and artists, this work, capturing the heady experimental milieu of the sixties, is the first comprehensive history of the San Francisco Tape Music Center.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Bernstein, David W., 1951-
Included Work:
Wow & flutter, the San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1961-now.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780520256170
0520256174
9780520248922
0520248929

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