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Author Fink, Robert Wallace, 1961-

Title Repeating ourselves : American minimal music as cultural practice / Robert Fink.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    781.61 FIN    Available
Description xvi, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The culture of eros : repetition as desire creation -- Do it ('til you're satisfied) : repetitive musics and recombinant desires -- "A colorful installment in the twentieth-century drama of consumer subjectivity" : minimalism and the phenomenology of consumer desire -- The media sublime : minimalism, advertising, and television -- The culture of Thanatos : repetition as mood regulation -- "A pox on Manfredini" : the long-playing record, the baroque revival, and the birth of ambient music -- "I did this exercise 100,000 times" : zen, minimalism, and the Suzuki method.
Subject Minimal music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Music -- Social aspects.
ISBN 0520240367 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520245504 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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