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Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem

Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem

  • Author: Piekut, Benjamin
Henry Cow: The World Is A Problem provides an exhaustive account of an incomparable group pushing music to its limits, on a linear mission to change civilization and its culture forever More…

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Contents

  • Preface vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction. Feral Experimentalism 1
  • 1. You Can't Play This Music at Cambridge | 1968-73 29
  • 2. Faust and the Virgins | 1973 76
  • 3. Contentment Is Hopeless, Unrest Is Progress | 1974 119
  • 4. Death to the Individual: Slapp Happy | 1974-75 157
  • 5. Europa | 1975-76 199
  • 6. The Roads Leading to Rome | 1976-77 242
  • 7. No Joy Anymore | London 1977 293
  • 8. Henry Cow Always Had to Be Henry Cow | 1978 345
  • Afterword. The Vernacular Avant-Garde 387
  • Notes 409
  • Bibliography 455
  • Index 479