Aesthetics

Boring Formless Nonsense: Experimental Music and the by Eldritch Priest

By Eldritch Priest

Boring Formless Nonsense intervenes in an aesthetics of failure that has principally been delimited via the visible arts and its avant-garde legacies. It specializes in modern experimental composition during which failure rubs shoulders with the kinds of likelihood, noise, and obscurity. In those works we pay attention failure anew. We pay attention boredom, formlessness, and nonsense in a manner that offers new buy to aesthetic, philosophical, and moral questions that falter of their damaging power. Reshaping debates on failure as a cultured classification, eldritch Priest exhibits failure to be a hugely doubtful idea. The ebook frames contemporary experimental composition as a deviant form of sound paintings whose affective and formal parts ponder present matters in modern tradition, and gives analyses of musical works and function practices which are not often heard, not to mention regarded as major cultural phenomena - displaying the position that obscurity and the esoteric have in articulating present cultural realities. bold in content material and experimental in its process, Boring Formless Nonsense will problem and fracture your perspectives on failure, creativity, and experimental music.

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