Cornelius Cardew is a legendary figure in the history of the musical avant-garde and British improvised music. Indeed, he is almost like Forrest Gump in those genres: he was Karlheinz Stockhausen’s assistant for two years; he was involved with the pioneering British free improv group AMM for almost ten years; he created and performed numerous ground-breaking notated, indeterminate, and graphic scores; he taught at the Royal Music College in London; and he was a driving force in the creation of the community-based Scratch Orchestra.
Well,Well Cornelius, 22 Oct 2008
By Scarecrow "ginz1" (Chicago, Illinois United States)
This review is from: Cornelius Cardew: A Life Unfinished (Paperback)lots of richly diverse reflections,heartfelt anomalies, ancedotal paraphenalia of substance herein;