Julius eastman research compendium
a thousand memories
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Archibald, Sasha. "Stacy Hardy's 52 Niggers and the Undoing of Julius Eastman." http://threeletterwords.org/stacy-hardys-52-niggers-and-the-undoing-of-julius-eastman-sasha-archibald/
____."The Miraculous Revival of Julius Eastman ." Arts Journal Blog: Post Classic. September 5, 2009. http://www.artsjournal.com/postclassic
Grundy, David. "Stay on It: the Music of Julius Eastman." Streams of Expression. December 31, 2013. http://streamsofexpression.blogspot.co.uk/2013/12/stay-on-it-on-music-of-julius-eastman.html
Hardy, Stacy. "52 Niggers." Chronic. March 13, 2003. http://chimurengachronic.co.za/52-niggers/
Leach, Mary Jane. "In Search of Julius Eastman." New Music Box, November 8, 2005. http://www.newmusicbox.org/articles/In-Search-of-Julius-Eastman/
____. "Julius Eastman's Prelude to Joan d' Arc." Sound American 9: June 2014. http://soundamerican.org/sa9-julius-eastman
McKenna, Kristine. "New Music Festival for Aficionados." Los Angeles Times. July 6, 1980. 78. (festival overview of New Music America 1980 in Minneapolis. Eastman performed Evil Nigger and Gay Guerrilla)
Morrison, Matthew D. "Julius Eastman: Gay Guerilla." OUPblog. May 28, 2015. http://blog.oup.com/2015/05/julius-eastman-gay-guerilla/
Dohoney, Ryan. An End to Downtown: Julius Eastman in New York's Musical Cultures, 1975-1990. Publication forthcoming.
Cahill, Sarah. "Performance Anxiety and Minimalism." Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music. Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2013. 385-386. (BE)
Dohoney, Ryan. "John Cage, Julius Eastman, and the Homosexual Ego." Tomorrow is the Question: New Directions in Experimental Music Studies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2014. 39-62. (CH)
____. "Mapping Downtown: Julius Eastman in New York City, 1976-1990." Gay Guerrilla: Julius Eastman and His Music. Edited by Mary Jane Leach and Renée Levine-Packer, publication forthcoming, 2015. (CH)
Edwards, Maurice. How Music Grew in Brooklyn: A Biography of the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2006. (BE)
Gann, Kyle. American Music in the Twentieth Century. Schirmer, 1997. 215-216. (BE)
____. "That Which is Fundamental: Julius Eastman 1940-1990." Music Downtown: Writings from the Village Voice. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. (CH. Also appeared in the Village Voice as Eastman's only obituary on Jan 22, 1991, pg. 49. SEE LISTING UNDER 'PERIODICALS')
Grubbs, David. Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, the Sixties, and Sound Recording. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 154. (BE)
Lawrence, Tim. Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992. Durham: Duke University Press,2009. 289. (BE)
Levine-Packer, Renée. This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo. Oxford University Press, 2010. (BE)
Dohoney, Ryan. "The Voice of Julius Eastman in Downtown Expressive Culture." 35th Annual Society for American Music Conference. Denver, CO. March 18-22, 2009. (Abstract)
Hanson-Dvoracek, Andrew. "A Postminimal Analysis of Julius Eastman's Crazy Nigger." 2nd International Conference on Music and Minimalism. Kansas City, MO. September 2-6, 2009. (Abstract)
____. "The [B]lessing is Miracle: Quotation and Structure in Julius Eastman's Gay Guerrilla." Society of Composers, Inc. Region VI Conference. University of Central Missouri. April 10, 2011. (Abstract)
Hisama, Ellie M. "Julius Eastman's Musical Worlds." 2nd International Conference on Music and Minimalism. Kansas City, MO. September 2-6, 2009. (Abstract)
____."The Worlds of Julius Eastman." 35th Annual Society for American Music Conference. Denver, CO. March 18-22, 2009. (Abstract)
Weston, Jeff. "They Threw Us All in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top: Julius Eastman, Tompkins Square Park, and the Politics of Belonging." 2015 University of Pittsburgh Cultural Studies Colloquium. Pittsburgh, PA. April 2, 2015.
___. “Archive, Agency, and the Reemergence of Julius Eastman.” 2018 Society for American Music Conference. Kansas City, MO. March 29, 2018.
___. “The Reemergence of Julius Eastman - A Lecture Recital.” 2018 Cultural Studies National Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. May 31, 2018.
___. “To The Fullest: Identity Construction and the Reemergence of Julius Eastman.” 2019 Society for American Music Conference. New Orleans, LA. March 21, 2019.
Hanson-Dvoracek, Andrew. "Julius Eastman's 1980 Residency at Northwestern University." Masters Thesis, University of Iowa, 2011. (TH)
Mendez, Matthew Laurence. "If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich: Julius Eastman and the Construction of 'Guerilla' Musicianship." Thesis (A.B.), Harvard University, 2009. (TH)
Schlegel, Steven. "John Cage at June in Buffalo, 1975." Masters Thesis, State University of Buffalo, 2008. (TH)
Weston, Jeff. "Understanding Julius Eastman's Evil Nigger Sonically, Culturally, and Visibly." Masters Presentation, Bowling Green State University, 2012. (TH)
Weston, Jeff. "Visibility Politics and the Process of Becoming in the Music of Julius Eastman." PhD Dissertation. University of Pittsburgh, Forthcoming. (D)
Rockwell, John. "New Music in America." New Music America; June 7-15, 1980: A Festival Organized by Walker Art Center. Minneapolis, 1980. (Eastman is briefly mentioned in Rockwell's essay; however, the composer failed to submit an artistic statement for the festival catalogue).
John Bewley, Jeff Weston, Jan Williams, Joseph Kubera, Bobby Previte, John Smigielski. "Performing the Music of Julius Eastman." Performing the Music of Julius Eastman. University at Buffalo Music Library, February-June 2017.
Leach, Mary Jane. "Julius Eastman Scores." The Julius Eastman Project. 2009.http://www.mjleach.com/EastmanScores.htm
Gagné, Nicole V. "Eastman, Julius." Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2011. 83.
Kotik, Petr and Walter Zimmerman. "On Performing Feldman's For Philip Guston." (INT, See introduction)
Doring, Adolfo. Without a Net: the Resurrection of Julius Eastman. 2013. https://vimeo.com/57721838
"Julius Eastman." State University of New York at Buffalo, Music Department Photograph Collection, Buffalo. http://ubdigit.buffalo.edu
Eastman, Julius. New Music 1980. Minneapolis. 18 minutes. (¾" U-Matic held by the Walker Art Center Archives.)
CCA: Glasgow. "Julius Eastman Creative Associates Tour (Part 1) 1974." https://vimeo.com/75197042
____. "Julius Eastman Creative Associates Tour (Part II) 1974." https://vimeo.com/81385740
Dag in de Branding. Crazy Nigger. Den Haag. 2008. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkmJdNeWglo. (also available on DVD)
Fenley, Molissa. Geologic Moments. 1986. (Music by Julius Eastman and Philip Glass). https://vimeo.com/68981712
New Music America 1980. Evil Nigger and Gay Guerrilla. June 13, 1980. (Includes Julius Eastman as Performer. DVD transfer held by Walker Art Center Archives. Also available as sound recording).
S.E.M. Ensemble. "John Cage- Song Books (Performed by S.E.M. Ensemble)." 1974 / 2013. (Includes Julius Eastman as Performer). https://vimeo.com/46107428
Cage, John. Song Books. Performed by the SEM Ensemble, Live Recording. June 4, 1975. (Includes Julius Eastman: narrator, voice and auxiliary percussion). http://library.buffalo.edu.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/libraries/units/music/spcoll/june.html
Davies, Peter Maxwell. Eight Songs for a Mad King. Nonesuch Records H-72185. Vinyl. 1973
Dinosaur L. "Go Bang." 24->24 Music (Includes Julius Eastman: keyboards and voice). 1982.
____. "In the Cornbelt." 24->24 Music (Includes Julius Eastman: keyboards and voice). 1982.
Eastman, Julius. "Prelude to the Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc" and "The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc." Concerts by Composers: Julius Eastman. Experimental Intermedia Foundation. http://www.dramonline.org/albums/concerts-by-composers-julius-eastman/notes
____. "Creation." Fifth Biennial Survey of Contemporary Music: Works by Frederic Rzewski and Julius Eastman. Society of Electronic Music of Buffalo. KPFA Radio Broadcast. 1973. http://radiom.org/detail.php?omid=CM.1973.08.26
____. "Feminine." Feminine. Frozen Reeds Records fr6. 2016. Recorded live by the SEM Ensemble (Wednesday, November 6,1974 at Composers Forum in Albany, The Arts Centre on the Campus of the Academy of the Holy Names, Albany, New York.)
____. "Piano 2." Book of Horizons. New World Records 80745. 2014. Performed by Joseph Kubera.
____. "Stay On It." Performed by Students at the New England Conservatory as part of Jason Belcher's MM recital. 2012. https://soundcloud.com/belchercomp/julius-eastman-stay-on-it-1973
____."Touch Him When." Tellus #4, Tellus. Cassette. 1984. http://ubumexico.centro.org.mx/sound/tellus_4/Tellus-4_01_Julius_Eastman-Touch_Him_When.mp3
____. "Stay on It", "If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?", "Prelude to the Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc", "The Holy Presence of Joan D'Arc", "Gay Guerrilla", "Evil Nigger", "Crazy Nigger", "Julius Eastman's Spoken Introduction to the Northwestern University Concert." Unjust Malaise. New World Records 80638. 3 Compact Discs. 2005. http://www.newworldrecords.org/album.cgi?rm=view&album_id=15097
Eastman, Julius and Thomas Sikorski. Unchained. Bolt BR 1026. Compact Disc. 2014. http://monotyperecords.com/bolt/eng.html
Kolb, Barbara, and Richard Moryl. Figments, Chansons Bas, Three Place Settings, Chroma, Illuminations. New York: Desto B004A2H8MW. Vinyl. 1972. (Includes Julius Eastman: narrator side A).
Monk, Meredith. Dolmen Music. ECM New Series ECM1-1197. 1981. (Includes Julius Eastman: percussion and vocals).
____. Turtle Dreams. ECM New Series ECM-1240. 1983. (Includes Julius Eastman: organ).
Russell, Arthur. Tower of Meaning. Chatham Square Productions, CLS 145. Vinyl. 1983. Conducted by Julius Eastman.