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Special Issue on Africa

Guest Editor: Chris van Rhyn

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Volume 56, Number 2

Now available

Volume 56, No. 2

Charles Wuorinen:
A Celebration at 80

Contributors include: James Romig, Matthew Barber, Anthony Cornicello, Eleanor Cory, Alan Feinberg, Richard Hermann, Louis Karchin, Jeffrey Kresky, JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Daphne Leong, Brendan McConville, Harold Meltzer, Robert Morris, Tobias Picker, Bruce Quaglia, Sarah Rothenberg, Ciro Scotto, Harvey Sollberger, Edward J. F. Taylor, Anton Vishio, John Zorn, Peter Lieberson, and Donald Martino.

Also featuring a concert of the works composed and published in Charles Wuorinen's honor, available free on YouTube.

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is directed to a readership consisting of composers, performers, scholars, and all others interested in any kind of contemporary music. Published material includes theoretical research, analyses, technical reports, position papers by composers, sociological and philosophical articles, interviews, reviews, and, for special purposes, short musical scores or other creative productions.


50 Years of Innovation

Golden Anniversary Issue
Volume 50 (2012) was mailed to subscribers in January 2013. This special Golden Anniversary Double Issue, vol. 50 nos. 1&2, features:
  • A History of Perspectives, as told in many interviews and essays by people who have been involved at some time during the past 50 years;
  • A special feature on Karlheinz Stockhausen.

The PNM/OS CD Series

To be a forum for valuable musical thinking that might otherwise remain unavailable describes the ethos of Perspectives over its history. To this end, we produced a series of CDs for our subscribers and other interested music-lovers, in a collaboration between Perspectives of New Music and Open Space. Each CD goes to PNM subscribers as part of their subscription to the corresponding volume. PNM/OS CDs
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