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1962-2012. 50 years of innovation.
Volume 50 (2012) was mailed to subscribers in January, 2013.
It is a special Golden Anniversary Double Issue, vol 50 nos 1&2, and features two sections:
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.
ANNOUNCING DIGITAL PUBLICATION IN 2013
Starting in January 2013,
we will offer institutions and individuals three options
for subscriptions: print only (as is);
digital only; and print plus digital.
The digital subscriptions will be delivered
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Program. Our most recent issue at this date is Volume 50, and subscriptions in all three options
are available via the "SUBSCRIBE ONLINE" links below.
Print subscribers will continue to receive any CDs; the audio will be available online for digital subscribers.
Subscribers will have full access not only to
the current issues, but also to our entire print run from 1962 to the present.
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Perspectives of New Music
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.
PNM 49/2 Supplement:
Milton Babbitt: A composers' memorial
It is not too late to subscribe
for the historic Volume 49, with Supplement. The Supplement is included in the subscription to Volume 49 at no extra cost.
The Supplement includes a boxed set of 4 CDs and and book of 428 pages of
scores, notes, and essays as a special Supplement to
Perspectives of New Music Volume 49, number 2.
These 24 compositions by living composers were commissioned by Perspectives of New Music
for this project to commemorate the passing of Milton Babbitt.
The Supplement was produced as a joint project of Perspectives of New Music and Open Space.
PNM 49/2 Special Issue on Musical Tiling
John Rahn and Emmanuel Amiot have co-edited a special package for PNM volume 49, number 2
on the theory and practice of tilings in music. Read
A Brief Guide to the Tiling Articles.
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 are producing a series of CDs for
our subscribers and other interested music-lovers, in a collaboration of
Perspectives of New Music and Open Space. These CDs will go to PNM subscribers occasionially
as part of their subscription.