Humanophone by Janet Holmes

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This work celebrates composers and creators such as Harry Partch, Raymond Scott, Leon Theremin, and George Ives, who had to invent new instruments to capture the music heard in their mind's ear. It's subject is the artist's dilemma - how to deliver a new idea through existing media.

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Janet Holmes is curator emeritus of Western Art and Culture at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Published September 1, 2001 by Univ of Notre Dame Pr. 71 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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