500 essay

Write about the material covered in class on 10/14. All the files we heard have been uploaded to iTunesU.

The French tradition (—> spectralism):

1. Debussy: Nocturnes: 1. Nuages (1899)

 2. Messiaen: Couleurs de la Cite Celeste (1963)

 3. Grisey: Partiels (18 musiciens) (1975)

 The American tradition (—> drone, minimalism)

 4. Partch: 11 Intrusions: The Rose (1950)

 5. La Monte Young: The Well-Tuned Piano (No. 1) (1964)

 6. The Velvet Underground: Venus in Furs (1967)

 7. Brian Eno: Music for Airports (1/1) (1978)

 8. Glenn Branca: The Ascension: Lesson No. 2 (1981)

 9. Sonic Youth: Bad Moon Rising: Ghost Bitch (1985)

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