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Guelph Reading Group: 2009 Readings

"Manifesto". The Improvised Life.

"Landscape with Pauline Oliveros", Music from the Aether, dir. Robert Ashley, 1975

On the Edge- Improvisation in Music (Part 3), dir. Derek Bailey. UK, Channel 4. 1992

Jacques Derrida “Unpublished Interview.” June 2006.

Durant, Alan. 1989. “Improvisation in the Political Economy of Music”. In Norris, Christopher, ed. 1989. Music and the Politics of Culture. New York: St. Martin's Press, 252-282

Sound?? Dir. Fontaine, D. Per. Rahsaan Roland Kirk and John Cage USA, New Tempo.

Keith Johnstone "Afterthoughts". Impro for Storytellers. (Faber and Faber: New York) 1999. 339-342

Kanellopoulos, P. “Musical Improvisation as Action: An Arendtian Perspective” Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education 6/3:

Mattin. "Going Fragile". Eds. Mattin and Antony Iles. Noise and Capitalism. Donostia-San Sebastián: Arteleku Audiolab 2009. Kritika Series. 19-23.

David Remnick."Bird-watcher: Thinking about Charlie Parker, every day". Profiles. New Yorker. February 4, 2010.

David Sterritt. "Revision, Prevision, and the Aura of Improvisatory Art". The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 58:2, “Improvisation in the Arts” (Spring, 2000), pp. 163-172

...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)