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Beautiful/Ugly (1994)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000

Published in print October 2004 | ISBN: 9780195151152
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199850044 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0055
Beautiful/Ugly (1994)

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This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about the terms, “beauty” and “ugly”, initially written for and first published in the Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, Mainz, 1994. He says that to evaluate the expressions, “That's beautiful” and “That's ugly”, you have to know something about the person speaking.

Keywords: speakers; beauty; ugliness

Chapter.  217 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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