Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America (Paperback)

Experimentalisms in Practice: Music Perspectives from Latin America By Ana R. Alonso-Minutti (Editor), Eduardo Herrera (Editor), Alejandro L. Madrid (Editor) Cover Image
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Experimentalisms in Practice explores the multiple sites in which experimentalism emerges and becomes meaningful beyond Eurocentric interpretative frameworks. Challenging the notion of experimentalism as defined in conventional narratives, contributors take a broad approach to a wide variety
of Latin@ and Latin American music traditions conceived or perceived as experimental. The conversation takes as starting point the 1960s, a decade that marks a crucial political and epistemological moment for Latin America; militant and committed aesthetic practices resonated with this moment,
resulting in a multiplicity of artistic and musical experimental expressions.

Experimentalisms in Practice responds to recent efforts to reframe and reconceptualize the study of experimental music in terms of epistemological perspective and geographic scope, while also engaging traditional scholarship. This book contributes to the current conversations about music
experimentalism while providing new points of entry to further reevaluate the field.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780190842758
ISBN-10: 019084275X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 29th, 2018
Pages: 368
Language: English