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Experimental Writing About Music (Number 95/Spring 2013)


Editor’s Note

Nathaniel Mackey
from From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate, Volume Five

Gascia Ouzounian and Marianthi Papalexandri–Alexandri
Correspondences

Elaine R. Barkin
Igor's Goriest Tune and selected text pieces

Daniel Albright
Nonsense and Unmusic

Michael Ives
excerpted from The Days and Nights of the Lotus Trio

Joanna Demers
Ambient Drone and Apocalypse

Dorota Czerner
Listening in Poppies

Michael Gardiner, Jon Sakata, and Binu Tulachan
In Memory, Theory: Concluding Unscientific Postludes

Brian Alegant
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words: Road Maps as Analytical Tools

Achille C. Varzi
Cover to Cover

Emily H. Green
Memoirs of a Musical Object, Supposedly Written by Itself: It–Narrative and Eighteenth–Century Marketing

J. K. Randall
To Astonish the Roses: 7 e–mails to Walter Branchi

Scott Gleason
Improvising Compose Yourself

Brian Kane
Eleven Theses on Sound and Transcendence

Charles Bernstein
Breathtails: a Song Cycle in 13 Breaths Written for Anne LeBaron

Anne LeBaron
Composing Breathtails (a Song Cycle in 21 Breaths)

Alexander Bonus
A Timely Musical Discourse, or a Music Treatise from Lost Times, Part I

Benjamin Boretz
“Words for Music, Perhaps”? Texts, 1975-2013

Joan Retallack
from Errata 5uite

Jake Marmer
Nigun Poems

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