For much of his career, the internationally known and still active
Dutch composer Louis Andriessen has been understood as an
iconoclast who challenged and resisted the musical establishment.
This 2007 book explores his compositions as a case study for
exploring the social and aesthetic implications of new music.
Everett chronicles the evolution of Andriessen's music over the
course of five decades: the formative years in which he
experimented with... more...