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==Scores==
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* ''Ionisation'' for Percussion Ensemble of 13 Players, [http://web3.unt.edu/dschwarz/pdf/ionization.pdf PDF].
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==Publications==
 
==Publications==
 
* "The Liberation of Sound", ed. & notes Chou Wen-chung, ''Perspectives of New Music'' 5:1 (Autumn-Winter 1966), pp 11-19, [[Media:Varese_Edgard_1966_The_Liberation_of_Sound.pdf|PDF]], [http://www.zakros.com/mica/soundart/s04/varese_text.html HTML]; repr. in ''Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music'', eds. Elliott Schwartz and Barney Childs, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1967, pp 195-208, [[Media:Varese_Edgard_1966_1967_The_Liberation_of_Sound.pdf|PDF]]; abridged repr. in ''Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music'', eds. Christoph Cox and Daniel Warner, New York: Continuum, 2004, pp 17-21, [http://wiki.dxarts.washington.edu/sandbox/groups/general/wiki/9e11b/attachments/2cfb9/Edgar%20Varese%20-%20The%20liberation%20of%20sound%20%28Audio%20Culture%20-%20Readings%20in%20Modern%20Music%20-%20Christopher%20Cox%20%5B2004%5D%29.pdf?sessionID=c545bdd9aafbac931cdcb9138e309ae90c7b3578 PDF]. Excerpts from lectures given in 1936, 1939, 1959 and 1962.
 
* "The Liberation of Sound", ed. & notes Chou Wen-chung, ''Perspectives of New Music'' 5:1 (Autumn-Winter 1966), pp 11-19, [[Media:Varese_Edgard_1966_The_Liberation_of_Sound.pdf|PDF]], [http://www.zakros.com/mica/soundart/s04/varese_text.html HTML]; repr. in ''Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music'', eds. Elliott Schwartz and Barney Childs, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1967, pp 195-208, [[Media:Varese_Edgard_1966_1967_The_Liberation_of_Sound.pdf|PDF]]; abridged repr. in ''Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music'', eds. Christoph Cox and Daniel Warner, New York: Continuum, 2004, pp 17-21, [http://wiki.dxarts.washington.edu/sandbox/groups/general/wiki/9e11b/attachments/2cfb9/Edgar%20Varese%20-%20The%20liberation%20of%20sound%20%28Audio%20Culture%20-%20Readings%20in%20Modern%20Music%20-%20Christopher%20Cox%20%5B2004%5D%29.pdf?sessionID=c545bdd9aafbac931cdcb9138e309ae90c7b3578 PDF]. Excerpts from lectures given in 1936, 1939, 1959 and 1962.
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* ''Entretiens avec Edgar Varèse par Georges Charbonnier (1954-55)'', ed. Pierre Belfond, 1970. (in French)
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* ''Écrits'', ed. Christian Bourgois, 1983. (in French)
  
 
==Literature==
 
==Literature==
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* Henry Cowell, "The Music of Edgar Varese", ''Modern Music'' 5:2 (1928), [[Media:Cowell_Henry_1928_The_Music_of_Edgar_Varese.pdf|PDF]].
 
* Chou Wen-Chung, "Varèse: A Sketch of the Man and His Music", ''Musical Quarterly'' 52 (1966), pp 151-170.
 
* Chou Wen-Chung, "Varèse: A Sketch of the Man and His Music", ''Musical Quarterly'' 52 (1966), pp 151-170.
 
* Frank Zappa, "Edgard Varese: The Idol of My Youth", ''Stereo Review'' (Jun 1971), pp 61-62, [http://rchrd.com/mfom/zappa-varese.html HTML].
 
* Frank Zappa, "Edgard Varese: The Idol of My Youth", ''Stereo Review'' (Jun 1971), pp 61-62, [http://rchrd.com/mfom/zappa-varese.html HTML].
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* Florence Ann Parks, ''Freedom, Form, and Process in Varèse'', Cornell University, 1974. Ph.D. dissertation.
 
* Florence Ann Parks, ''Freedom, Form, and Process in Varèse'', Cornell University, 1974. Ph.D. dissertation.
 
* Sherman Van Solkema (ed.), ''The New Worlds of Edgard Varèse: A Symposium'', New York: Institute for Studies in American Music, 1979, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=9313 Log].
 
* Sherman Van Solkema (ed.), ''The New Worlds of Edgard Varèse: A Symposium'', New York: Institute for Studies in American Music, 1979, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=9313 Log].
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* Alejo Carpentier, ''Varèse vivant'', Paris: Le Nouveau Commerce,‎ 1980. (in French)
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* Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Rainer Riehn (eds.), ''Edgard Varèse. Rückblick auf die Zukunft'', 2nd ed., exp., Munich: Text + Kritik, 1983. (in German)
 
* Keith Tedman, ''Edgard Varèse: Concepts of Organized Sound'', University of Sussex, 1983. D.Phil. dissertation.
 
* Keith Tedman, ''Edgard Varèse: Concepts of Organized Sound'', University of Sussex, 1983. D.Phil. dissertation.
 
* John Davis Anderson, ''The Influence of Scientific Concepts on the Music and Thought of Edgard Varèse'', University of Northern Colorado Graduate School, 1984. Ph.D. dissertation.
 
* John Davis Anderson, ''The Influence of Scientific Concepts on the Music and Thought of Edgard Varèse'', University of Northern Colorado Graduate School, 1984. Ph.D. dissertation.
 
* Jonathan W. Bernard, ''The Music of Edgard Varèse'', Yale University Press, 1987.
 
* Jonathan W. Bernard, ''The Music of Edgard Varèse'', Yale University Press, 1987.
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* Takashi Koto, "Basic Cells and Hybridization in Varese's ''Ionisation''", ''SONUS'' 7, 1987, [[Media:Koto_Takashi_1987_Basic_Cells_and_Combinations_in_Vareses_Ionisation.pdf|PDF]].
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* David Harold Cox, Thematic Interrelationships Between the Works of Varese", ''Music Review'' 49:3 (1988), pp 205-217, [[Media:Cox_David_Harold_1988_Thematic_Interrelationships_between_the_Works_of_Varese.pdf|PDF]].
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* Helga de la Motte-Haber, ''Die Musik von Edgard Varèse. Studien zu seinen nach 1918 entstandenen Werken'', Hofheim: Wolke, 1993. (in German)
 
* Alan Clayson, ''Edgard Varese'', London: Bobcat Books, 2002.
 
* Alan Clayson, ''Edgard Varese'', London: Bobcat Books, 2002.
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* Dieter A. Nanz, ''Edgard Varèse. Die Orchesterwerke'', Berlin: Lukas, 2003. (in German)
 
* Jean-Claude Risset, "The Liberation of Sound, Art-Science and the Digital Domain. Contacts with Edgard Varese" [1991], ''Contemporary Music Review'' 23:2 (Jun 2004), pp 27-54, [http://www.soundartarchive.net/articles/Risset-2004-The%20liberation%20of%20sound.pdf PDF].
 
* Jean-Claude Risset, "The Liberation of Sound, Art-Science and the Digital Domain. Contacts with Edgard Varese" [1991], ''Contemporary Music Review'' 23:2 (Jun 2004), pp 27-54, [http://www.soundartarchive.net/articles/Risset-2004-The%20liberation%20of%20sound.pdf PDF].
 
* Felix Meyer, Heidy Zimmermann (eds.), ''Edgard Varèse: Composer, Sound Sculptor, Visionary'', Boydell & Brewer, 2006, 500 pp. [http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=8382]
 
* Felix Meyer, Heidy Zimmermann (eds.), ''Edgard Varèse: Composer, Sound Sculptor, Visionary'', Boydell & Brewer, 2006, 500 pp. [http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=8382]
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* Anne Jostkleigrewe, ''„The ear of imagination“. Die Ästhetik des Klangs in den Vokalkompositionen von Edgard Varèse'', Saarbrücken: Pfau, 2008. (in German)
  
 
; Biographical
 
; Biographical
* Fernand Ouellette, ''Edgard Varèse'', Paris: Seghers, 1966, 287 pp; new ed., rev. & augm., Paris, Christian Bourgois, 1989. (in French)
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* Fernand Ouellette, ''Edgard Varèse'', Paris: Seghers, 1966; new ed., rev. & augm., Paris, Christian Bourgois, 1989. (in French)
 
** ''Edgard Varèse'', trans. Derek Coltman, New York: Orion Press, 1968, 270 pp; repr. as ''Edgard Varèse. A Musical Biography'', London: Calder and Boyars, 1973, 270 pp; Da Capo Press, 1981.
 
** ''Edgard Varèse'', trans. Derek Coltman, New York: Orion Press, 1968, 270 pp; repr. as ''Edgard Varèse. A Musical Biography'', London: Calder and Boyars, 1973, 270 pp; Da Capo Press, 1981.
* Louise Varèse, ''Varèse: A Looking-Glass Diary. Vol. 1, 1883-1928'', New York: Norton, 1972.
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* Louise Varèse, ''Varèse: A Looking-Glass Diary. Vol. 1, 1883-1928'', New York: Norton, 1972. Biography, written by his second wife.
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* Hilda Jolivet, ''Varèse'', Hachette, 1973. (in French)
 
* Ruth Julius, "Edgard Varèse: An Oral History Project, Some Preliminary Conclusions", ''Current Musicology'' 25 (1978), pp 38-49.
 
* Ruth Julius, "Edgard Varèse: An Oral History Project, Some Preliminary Conclusions", ''Current Musicology'' 25 (1978), pp 38-49.
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* Odile Vivier, ''Varèse'', Paris: Seuil, 1987. (in French)
  
 
==Documentary film==
 
==Documentary film==

Revision as of 17:42, 23 December 2014

Scores

  • Ionisation for Percussion Ensemble of 13 Players, PDF.

Publications

  • "The Liberation of Sound", ed. & notes Chou Wen-chung, Perspectives of New Music 5:1 (Autumn-Winter 1966), pp 11-19, PDF, HTML; repr. in Contemporary Composers on Contemporary Music, eds. Elliott Schwartz and Barney Childs, New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1967, pp 195-208, PDF; abridged repr. in Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music, eds. Christoph Cox and Daniel Warner, New York: Continuum, 2004, pp 17-21, PDF. Excerpts from lectures given in 1936, 1939, 1959 and 1962.
  • Entretiens avec Edgar Varèse par Georges Charbonnier (1954-55), ed. Pierre Belfond, 1970. (in French)
  • Écrits, ed. Christian Bourgois, 1983. (in French)

Literature

  • Henry Cowell, "The Music of Edgar Varese", Modern Music 5:2 (1928), PDF.
  • Chou Wen-Chung, "Varèse: A Sketch of the Man and His Music", Musical Quarterly 52 (1966), pp 151-170.
  • Frank Zappa, "Edgard Varese: The Idol of My Youth", Stereo Review (Jun 1971), pp 61-62, HTML.
  • David Reed Bloch, The Music of Edgard Varèse, Yale University, 1973. Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Florence Ann Parks, Freedom, Form, and Process in Varèse, Cornell University, 1974. Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Sherman Van Solkema (ed.), The New Worlds of Edgard Varèse: A Symposium, New York: Institute for Studies in American Music, 1979, Log.
  • Alejo Carpentier, Varèse vivant, Paris: Le Nouveau Commerce,‎ 1980. (in French)
  • Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Rainer Riehn (eds.), Edgard Varèse. Rückblick auf die Zukunft, 2nd ed., exp., Munich: Text + Kritik, 1983. (in German)
  • Keith Tedman, Edgard Varèse: Concepts of Organized Sound, University of Sussex, 1983. D.Phil. dissertation.
  • John Davis Anderson, The Influence of Scientific Concepts on the Music and Thought of Edgard Varèse, University of Northern Colorado Graduate School, 1984. Ph.D. dissertation.
  • Jonathan W. Bernard, The Music of Edgard Varèse, Yale University Press, 1987.
  • Takashi Koto, "Basic Cells and Hybridization in Varese's Ionisation", SONUS 7, 1987, PDF.
  • David Harold Cox, Thematic Interrelationships Between the Works of Varese", Music Review 49:3 (1988), pp 205-217, PDF.
  • Helga de la Motte-Haber, Die Musik von Edgard Varèse. Studien zu seinen nach 1918 entstandenen Werken, Hofheim: Wolke, 1993. (in German)
  • Alan Clayson, Edgard Varese, London: Bobcat Books, 2002.
  • Dieter A. Nanz, Edgard Varèse. Die Orchesterwerke, Berlin: Lukas, 2003. (in German)
  • Jean-Claude Risset, "The Liberation of Sound, Art-Science and the Digital Domain. Contacts with Edgard Varese" [1991], Contemporary Music Review 23:2 (Jun 2004), pp 27-54, PDF.
  • Felix Meyer, Heidy Zimmermann (eds.), Edgard Varèse: Composer, Sound Sculptor, Visionary, Boydell & Brewer, 2006, 500 pp. [1]
  • Anne Jostkleigrewe, „The ear of imagination“. Die Ästhetik des Klangs in den Vokalkompositionen von Edgard Varèse, Saarbrücken: Pfau, 2008. (in German)
Biographical
  • Fernand Ouellette, Edgard Varèse, Paris: Seghers, 1966; new ed., rev. & augm., Paris, Christian Bourgois, 1989. (in French)
    • Edgard Varèse, trans. Derek Coltman, New York: Orion Press, 1968, 270 pp; repr. as Edgard Varèse. A Musical Biography, London: Calder and Boyars, 1973, 270 pp; Da Capo Press, 1981.
  • Louise Varèse, Varèse: A Looking-Glass Diary. Vol. 1, 1883-1928, New York: Norton, 1972. Biography, written by his second wife.
  • Hilda Jolivet, Varèse, Hachette, 1973. (in French)
  • Ruth Julius, "Edgard Varèse: An Oral History Project, Some Preliminary Conclusions", Current Musicology 25 (1978), pp 38-49.
  • Odile Vivier, Varèse, Paris: Seuil, 1987. (in French)

Documentary film

  • Varese: The One All Alone, dir. Frank Scheffer, 89 min, 2009.

Links