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Henry and the Cow Problem (Annikins)

by Iona Whishaw

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Published by Annikins .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsChum McLeod (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8548914M
    ISBN 101550372548
    ISBN 109781550372540
    OCLC/WorldCa31669461

    pp Paperback, 63 illustrations This is an academically motivated, but for the most part straightforwardly told story that tries painstakingly to piece together what was going on in Henry Cow in respect both of its individual internal relationships, and in the way these intersected with the band’s collective negotiations across the interlocking spheres of the world at large (i.e. In , he published Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem (Duke). A collective biography of the British rock band Henry Cow (–78), the book investigated how such vernacular musicians recast older questions of avant-garde politics in a space defined by the commodity form, the commercial marketplace, and an aural-tactile mode of reception and.

      In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band's story-from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later-and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics. Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks, scores Author: Benjamin Piekut. Book Chapter Preface Published: September Standard View; PDF Link PDF; Share Icon Share. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Tools Icon Tools. Permissions. Cite Icon Cite; Citation. Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem. By Benjamin Piekut. Benjamin Piekut.

    In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band's story-from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later-and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics. Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks, scores.   Source: Cornell Chronicle. Cornell professor Benjamin Piekut’s latest book is an exhaustive study of an experimental British group that blurred the lines between genres as it created captivating music. In “Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem,” Piekut achieves an intimate, and comprehensive, portrait of Henry Cow, the avant-garde rock band that found diverse audiences.


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In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story—from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later—and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics.

Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks /5(16). In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story—from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later—and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics.

Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks Author: Benjamin Piekut. Henry And The Cow Problem book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. About the Annikin Series:Annikins are mini books made /5.

In Henry Cow: The World is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story—from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later—and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics.

Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks /5(18). In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story—from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later—and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics.

Drawing on ninety interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks. Henry Cow declared the world a problem, mixed rock with free-jazz and written orchestral music, wonderful song based albums (with singer Dagmar Krause), endless political meetings (remember the seventies?), En Passant created a quality record label (Recommended Records), created a music movement (Rock in Opposition) and then broke into many/5.

This September sees the release of The World is a Problem a book on Henry Cow by Benjamin Piekut with a book launch at Cafe Oto, London on October 13th.

To accompany the book release ReR is releasing the complete works of Henry Cow: 18 CDs, a DVD and pages of recollections, commentaries, documentation, unpublished photographs and. ‘The World is a Problem’ also, perhaps unwittingly, contains the best description I have yet seen of the machinations of the embryonic Virgin empire – the context being how Henry Cow benefitted from the setting up of a label which had a surprise success with ‘Tubular Bells’, which for a while at least helped legitimize the support for.

Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem. Duke University Press. ISBN External links. Unofficial Henry Cow Site at the Internet Archive Wayback Machine. Perfect Sound Forever.

Henry Cow biography. Calyx: The Canterbury Website. Henry Cow lyrics. Collapso–Canterbury Music Family Tree. Henry Cow family tree.

Perfect Sound : Experimental rock, progressive rock, art. Please join us to celebrate Duke University Press’ publication of Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem with a conversation between the author, Benjamin Piekut, and George Lewis.

In its open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spontaneity, the British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock to its limits. The booklets that come in the box contain a generous amount of notes on the history of the band from individual members.

Separate from this box is a new book on the band (Henry Cow - World Is A Problem) which is a good history that complements the booklets nicely. Better to listen to the music first, digest it, then read about it later IMHO. Benjamin Piekut: Henry Cow – The World Is A Problem (Book) - A fantastic look at the music of Henry Cow – that important British band of the 70s, and a key -- Dusty Groove is Chicago's Online Record StoreBrand: Duke University Press (Label).

In Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem, Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story —from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later— and analyzes its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics. Book Reviews; Henry Cow. The World Is A Problem.

Nic Jones - 19 February Facebook. Twitter. WhatsApp. Email. Lazy types might well have filed Henry Cow under progressive rock long before now, but in this instance as in so many others that’s too convenient, for as Piekut’s borderline forensic account of the band’s existence.

In Henry Cow: The World Is A Problem Benjamin Piekut tells the band’s story – from its founding in Cambridge in and later affiliation with Virgin Records to its demise ten years later – and analyses its varied efforts to link aesthetics with politics.

Drawing on 90 interviews with Henry Cow musicians and crew, letters, notebooks. Get this from a library. Henry Cow: the world is a problem. [Benjamin Piekut] -- In its open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spontaneity, the British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock music to its limits.

The band's rotating. Henry Cow: The World is a Problem Benjamin Piekut (Duke University Press; Durham and London) Henry Cow meeting minutes, Notebook 1, November 1,St.

Pargoire, France, Tim Hodgkinson archive. Reprinted in Chris Cutler and Tim Hodgkinson, eds., The Henry Cow Book, –78 (London: self-published, ), Written in Fred Frith, Henry lived on the third floor of a big appartment building, but he was afraid that one night a cow would come in his window.

His mother couldn't understand all the ways a cow could get in - by pretending to be a firefighter when there was a fire, or by coming down a rope from a baloon. The great appeal of the book for me, though, is that Henry Cow is one of a number of groups and musicians holding a formative place in my listening through the late 60s and into the 70s.

Henry Cow were making music that then, as now, was alive with possibilities for experimentation, blurred idioms, improvisation, and creative conflict. In SeptemberDuke University Press will be publishing a new book on the experimental band Henry Cow, Henry Cow: The World is a Problem.

The avant-rock/jazz band featured a rotating cast of members and continuously challenged genre and other conventions. pp, 63 illustrations This is an academically motivated, but for the most part straightforwardly told story that tries painstakingly to piece together what was going on in Henry Cow in respect both of its individual internal relationships, and in the way these intersected with the band’s collective negotiations across the interlocking spheres of the world at large (i.e.

commercial.The book is an essential read not just for Henry Cow fans, but should have appeal for anybody with an interest in experimental rock music, the politics of music in the s, and the economics of rock (by the end ofthe band were virtually self-sufficient having been more or less abandoned by the Virgin label - although not formalised.

In “Henry Cow: The World Is a Problem,” Piekut achieves an intimate, and comprehensive, portrait of Henry Cow, the avant-garde rock band that found diverse audiences and sought autonomy from the music establishment, operating as a collective in pursuit of aesthetic and political goals and, ultimately, winning both critical acclaim and fringe success over a decade of making music.