Music 8 - AMM

Music 8 - AMM - 1950s - Keith Rowe attends art school. This...

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1950s - Keith Rowe attends art school. This has bearings on his later work with AMM as his music and style of playing are often described in artistic or “painterly” terms. 1960s - AMM is formed in London, England in 1965. Members are Lou Gare (saxophone), Eddie Prévost (drums), and Keith Rowe (guitar). AMM began as a weekend experimental workshop session at the Royal College of Art in London. Rowe, Gare, and Prévost were the three core members but others were welcome to sit in. - AMM evolves out of what can only be described as a politically turbulent time in Britain. The politics surrounding the Cold War were of particularly overbearing and overwhelming importance. - The political atmosphere at this time was defined by boundaries, borders, and structure. The opposing movements were reactions against this were defined by their advocating of complete freedom and lack of structure and organization. It makes sense parallels could be seen between music that emerged during this time and factions that reacted against the politics of
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course MUS 008 taught by Professor Rotating during the Winter '07 term at Dartmouth.

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