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Gay Guerrilla: Julius Eastman and His Music

  • Editor: Leach, Mary Jane
  • Editor: Packer, Renee Levine
Julius Eastman enjoyed the admiration of peers such as Morton Feldman, Meredith Monk and Pierre Boulez. Here, highly engaging essays by those who knew Eastman well recall him as a person and... More…



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  • Foreword by George E. Lewis
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Julius Eastman and His Music - Renee Levine Packer
  • Julius Eastman, A Biography - Renee Levine Packer
  • Unjust Malaise - David Borden
  • The Julius Eastman Parables - R. Nemo Hill
  • Julius Eastman and the Conception of "Organic Music" - Kyle Gann
  • Julius Eastman Singing - John Patrick Thomas
  • An Accidental Musicologist Passes the Torch - Mary Jane Leach
  • A Flexible Musical Identity: Julius Eastman in New York City, 1976-90 - Ryan Dohoney
  • Evil Nigger: A Piece for Multiple Instruments of the Same Type by Julius Eastman (1979), with Performance Instructions by Joseph Kubera - David Borden
  • A Postminimalist Analysis of Julius Eastman's Crazy Nigger - Andrew Hanson-Dvoracek
  • "The Piece Does Not Exist without Julius": Still Staying on Stay On It - Matthew Mendez
  • Connecting the Dots - Mary Jane Leach
  • Gay Guerrilla: A Minimalist Choralphantasie - Luciano Chessa
  • Appendix: Julius Eastman Compositions - Mary Jane Leach
  • Chronology
  • Selected Bibliography
  • List of Contributors
  • Index