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Music, I-LXXIV

August Kleinzahler

Music, I-LXXIV

by August Kleinzahler

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Published by Pressed Wafer in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Music,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMusic, 1-74, Music, one to seventy-four
    StatementAugust Kleinzahler
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305 p.
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26917115M
    ISBN 100978515692
    ISBN 109780978515690
    OCLC/WorldCa432990603

    Music I-LXXIV | August Kleinzahler | by Steve Bradbury Beefheart: Through the Eyes of Magic | John “Drumbo” French | by William Bamberger Just Kids | Patti Smith | by Mark Gustafson The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves | Siri Hustvedt | by Scott F. Parker. Music: I-LXXIV Pressed Wafer, Sleeping It Off in Rapid City Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained Farrar, Straus and Giroux,

    His previous collection of poetry, Sleeping It Off in Rapid City, won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of two books of prose, Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained () and Music: I- LXXIV (). His next book of poetry The Hotel Oneira will be published by FSG in October August Kleinzahler’s most recent collections of poetry are Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Selected Poems), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Hotel Oneira, both from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. He is the author of two books of prose, Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained and Music: I-LXXIV.

      My favorite newish book of criticism, August Kleinzahler’s Music: I-LXXIV moved me to tears and laughter, generally at once. Kleinzahler is equally opinionated on the subjects of German Romantics, hard bop, and Liberace. The fact that I knew nothing about any of them did not lessen my enjoyment of Kleinzahler’s prose. When Kleinzahler’s. Born in Detroit, Raised in Grosse Pointe Park, a suburb of Detroit, educated in public schools there & then in a Catholic high school, De LaSalle Collegiate, taught by the LaSallean Christian Brothers. Post-secondary education at the University of Chicago, the College, earning an AB in English literature in , albeit with a one-year stint at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, to study /5(21).


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Literary Nonfiction. Music. MUSIC: I-LXXIV collects August Kleinzahler's tart, funny, well-informed and opinionated essays. His range is amazing, extending as it does from Liberace to the Louvin Brothers, Monk & Rudy Van Gelder to Glenn Gould, Louis Prima, Bach, Spade Cooley, Dinah Washington, Kurt Weill, Thelonious Monk, Junior Brown, Louis Prima, Keely Smith, Hildegarde Knef, /5(3).

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His most recent collection of poetry, Sleeping It Off in Rapid City, won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of two books of prose, Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained (FSG, ) and Music: I-LXXIV (Pressed Wafer, ), and the winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry.

August Kleinzahler’s latest book is Music I-LXXIV, and it’s his first book of music criticism. For his collections of poetry, he’s wracked up quite a trove of honours, including the National Book Critics Circle Award in Though he’s lived in San Francisco for decades, his poems wander the world, his forms and language ranging from.

The personalities, or lack thereof, of the music makers, and, at the same time, the personality and delightful eccentricities of Kleinzahler himself, who is sui generis.

A musical prodigy. Music: I-LXXIV, Pressed Wafer,ISBN Sallies, Romps, Portraits, and Send-Offs: Selected Prose,Farrar, Straus and Giroux,ISBN Critical studies and reviews of Kleinzahler [ edit ].

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Campbell, Salah Ragab and others; and newly gathered, full-colour images of hundreds of. August Kleinzahler is best known as a poet — his “Sleeping It Off in Rapid City” is one of the decade’s best collections — but for years he’s also dabbled in music criticism, writing columns for the San Diego Reader and other publications.

He’s now gathered those essays into a paperback book, “Music I-LXXIV” (Pressed Wafer, $), and it’s worth finding. August Kleinzahler, Music I-LXXIV (Pressed Wafer) This is the heaven-sent sort of book that lends itself perfectly to bedtime or bath-time reading, being a generous collection of diverting essays on music that are just a few pages long, just the right length to entertain and amuse without demanding you have to concentrate for too long.

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Journal list menu. Journal. Articles. He is also the author of the prose books Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained (FSG, ) and Music: I-LXXIV (Pressed Wafer, ), and the winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award.

A native of Fort Lee, New Jersey, Kleinzahler. He is also the author of two books of prose, Cutty One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained (FSG, ) and a book of his collected music journalism Music I – LXXIV (Pressed Wafter ).

His essays and criticism appear regularly in the London Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and The Threepenny Review. I sent him a copy of Music: I-LXXIV, August Kleinzahler’s collection of mini-essays on music—jazz and classical mostly, but with forays into blues and pop.

My friend declared the book infuriating but perfect. August Kleinzahler was born in Jersey City in He is the author of eleven books of poems and a memoir, "Cutty, One Rock." His collection "The Strange Hours Travelers Keep" was awarded the Griffin Poetry Prize, and "Sleeping It Off in Rapid City" won the National Book Critics Circle Award/5().

Music: I-LXXIV, by August Kleinzahler (Pressed Wafer; pages; $ paperback). The San Francisco poet takes stock of his copious music collection. The San Francisco poet takes stock of. August Kleinzahler’s “Music: I-LXXIV” (Pressed Wafer, ) contains 77 arguments musically themed beginning with Liberace and ending with J.

Bach (a coda adds a desert island list). If you’re up to speed on your Roman numerals, LXXIV is 74, but August is a poet, here moonlighting as a music critic, and poetic. His collection of poetry, Sleeping It Off in Rapid City, won the National Book Critics Circle Award.

He is also the author of the prose books Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained (FSG, ) and Music: I-LXXIV (Pressed Wafer, ), and the winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Poetry and the August Kleinzahler's most recent collections of poetry are Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Selected Poems), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Hotel Oneira, both from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.

He is the author of two books of prose, Cutty, One Rock: Low Characters and Strange Places, Gently Explained and Music: I-LXXIV. In whatever edition, that book is still a stalwart of college music survey courses, though there are far more competitors than in when Grout stood alone on that field.