Changing the System: The Music of Christian Wolff
Philip Thomas, Stephen Timothy Chase
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Music - 259 pages
This title is a detailed analysis of the music of Christian Wolff. The reception of Wolff's music is discussed, particularly in relation to the European avant-garde in the 1950s and 1960s, and also within the context of Wolff as an associate of Cage and Feldman.
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