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Wolff, Christian 1934-

Works: 509 works in 1,439 publications in 2 languages and 15,775 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Manuscripts  Aleatory music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Nonfiction films  Music  History  Piano music  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Musician, Composer, Contributor, Dedicatee, Translator, Other, Interviewee, Editor
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Heracles by Euripides( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Herakles, Euripides reveals with great subtlety and complexity the often brutal underpinnings of our social arrangements. The play enacts a thoroughly contemporary dilemma about the relationship between personal and state violence and civic order." "Of all of Euripides' plays, this is his most skeptically subversive examination of myth, morality, and power. While Herakles is away from home performing his labors, a tyrant rises to power and threatens to execute Herakles' wife, children, and father-in-law. Herakles returns just in time to assassinate the tyrant and rescue his family. But at the moment of celebration, Madness appears and drives Herakles to murder his wife and children, eventually leading to his exile, by his own accord, to Athens."--Jacket
"For Christian Wolff" by Morton Feldman( )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete works for violin & piano by Christian Wolff( )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten exercises by Christian Wolff( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For piano I : For pianist ; Burdocks by Christian Wolff( )

1 edition published in 2012 and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracer by Earle Brown( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I like to think of Harriet Tubman : chamber works by Christian Wolff( )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look she said : complete works for bass by Christian Wolff( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long piano : (Peace march 11) by Christian Wolff( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracer : chamber works 1952-1999 by Earle Brown( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This first DVD of Brown's music encompasses several of Brown's compositional styles. At least one piece was selected from every decade of his career, from the 1950s to the 1990s."--Container
8 duos by Christian Wolff( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merce Cunningham Dance Company : Robert Rauschenberg collaborations by Charles Atlas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1954, Robert Rauschenberg became the Resident Designer to the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, a position he held for ten years. During that time these friends and collaborators, along with the musician John Cage, created some of the most iconoclastic artworks of the 20th century. This three-DVD set showcases these great artists' work, along with the work of another, filmmaker Charles Atlas. The DVDs are accompanied by an illustrated essay by Bonnie Brooks. Charles Atlas has directed and collaborated on over 35 film or video projects with Merce Cunningham and served as the company's filmmaker-in-residence for ten years (1974-1983). The three films in this collection showcase Atlas's direction and editing of films and include the 2003 revival of Suite for Five, the 1999 revival of Summerspace, and the original cast of Interscape in 2000. ... Interscape explores the transitions between darkness and light, stillness and exertion, and silence and sound. A detailed and beautifully rendered work, Interscape showcases the essence of the artists Cage, Cunningham and Rauschenberg."
Trio I for flute, trumpet, and violoncello by Christian Wolff( )

12 editions published in 1963 in 3 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Re): Making music, works 1962-1999 by Christian Wolff( )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bread & roses : piano works 1976-1983 by Christian Wolff( )

5 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and No Linguistic content and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For 1, 2, or 3 people by Christian Wolff( )

13 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tilbury (complete) : Snowdrop by Christian Wolff( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suite I, for prepared piano by Christian Wolff( )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in 4 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasional pieces : writings and interviews, 1952-2013 by Christian Wolff( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the original pioneering composers of the American experimental music movement and a well known scholar of classics, Christian Wolff has long been active as a significant thinker and elegant writer on music. With Occasional Pieces, Wolff brings together a collection of his most notable writings and interviews from 1950 to the present, shining a new light on American music of the second half of the twentieth century. The collection opens with some of his earliest writings on his craft, discussing his own proto-minimalist compositional procedures and the music and ideas that led him to develop these techniques. Organized chronologically to give a sense of the development of Wolff's thinking on music over the course of his career, some of the pieces delve into connections of music-making to social and political issues, and the concept of indeterminacy as it applies to performance, while others offer insights into the work of Wolff's notable contemporaries including John Cage, Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, David Tudor, Frederic Rzewski, Cornelius Cardew , Dieter Schnebel, Pauline Oliveros, and Merce Cunningham. An invaluable resource for historians, composers, listeners and students alike, Occasional Pieces offers a deep dive into Christian Wolff's musical world and brings new light to the history of the American experimental movement
Duet II; piano and horn by Christian Wolff( )

7 editions published in 1962 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Christian Wolff americký hudební skladatel

Christian Wolff componist

Christian Wolff compositeur américain

Christian Wolff compositor estadounidense

Christian Wolff US-amerikanischer Komponist und Philologe

Wolff, Ch 1934-

Wolff, Ch. (Christian), 1934-

Wolff, Christian G. 1934-

Крисчен Вулф

Крістіан Вольф

ウォルフ, クリスチャン


克利斯提安·沃爾夫 美国作曲家


English (92)

German (22)