Sound and Light: La Monte Young, Marian Zazeela

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William Duckworth, Richard Fleming
Bucknell University Press, 1996 - 231 pagine
La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela have been pursuing their art for more than three decades. Together, they have created large-scale works for light and sound of many hours' duration - full of slow-moving microtonal sounds bathed in magenta hues and shadows - that have influenced styles as diverse as the Velvet Underground and Minimalism. Yet many people outside the experimental circles in music and art are unfamiliar with their work. This issue of the Bucknell Review is the first full-length book on their work. It introduces Young and Zazeela to those unfamiliar with them, as well as providing the more acquainted reader with new and useful insights and analyses of the fundamental issues in their life and work. The book explores the recurring themes that have influenced and organized Young and Zazeela's ongoing engagement with sound and light. These themes include the appreciation of nature and its natural shapes and sounds; the importance of mathematics and organized tuning systems based on natural harmonics; enhanced attention spans and increased sensitivity to differences within apparent sameness; extensions of time, and alterations of space.

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La Monte Young Marian Zazeela
La Monte and Marian 1967
Who Is La Monte Young?
La Monte Young in New York 196062
The Trinity of Eternal Music
The Lightworks of Marian Zazeela
Language and Light in Marian Zazeelas Art
Some Correspondences between Bai Juyis Qin and La Monte Youngs Composition 1960 5
La Monte Young and The Forever Bad Blues Band
Time Light Symmetry
The Romantic Symmetry over a 60 cycle base from The Symmetries in Prime Time from 144 to 112 with 119 89 I 30 NYC
words not words
The Soul of the Word
Ornamental Lightyears Tracery
Notes on Contributors

Pure Resonance

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