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Cornelius Cardew (7 May 1936 – 13 December 1981) was an English experimental music composer, and founder (with Howard Skempton and Michael Parsons) of the Scratch Orchestra, an experimental performing ensemble.
- Treatise, Buffalo, NY: Gallery Upstairs Press, 1967, 193 pp.
- Treatise Handbook, London: Peters, 1970, 21 pp. Working and performance notes by Cardew around the graphic score Treatise.  
- Stockhausen Serves Imperialism and Other Articles, London: Latimer New Dimensions, 1974, 126 pp. 
- John Tilbury, "Cornelius Cardew", Contact 26, Spring 1983, pp 4-12, PDF.
- Timothy D. Taylor, "Moving in Decency: The Music and Radical Politics of Cornelius Cardew", Music & Letters 79:4, Nov 1998, pp 555-576.
- Daniel Varela, "‘A Question of Language’: Frederic Rzewski in conversation about Cornelius Cardew", Journal of Experimental Music Studies, Mar 2004.
- John Tilbury, Cornelius Cardew: A Life Unfinished, Matching Tye (near Harlow, Essex): Copula Press, 2008, xxiv+1071 pp. Reviews: Frost, Thomson (Critical Improv). 
- Tony Harris, The Legacy of Cornelius Cardew, Ashgate, 2013, 228 pp.
- Beatrice Gibson, Between Script and Score: Notation and Movement in the Work of Cornelius Cardew, London: Goldsmiths University of London, 2013, 212 pp. PhD dissertation.