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  1. Anonymous
    Anonymous May 3, 2011 at 7:11 pm .

    here. here. the very piece ..speaking of The Avant Garde well this piece<br /><br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWdQBblec0M<br /><br />long about 1967 or so is when i first heard it AND was because of Xenakis being Greek is one of the reasons that i went to Greece , met my Muse on a Greek Island (RODOZ) and<br /> discovered my other country<br /><br />etc.<br /><

  2. Anonymous
    Anonymous May 3, 2011 at 6:14 pm .

    HEY JOE<br /><br />I all-most me and Jeff Lohn <br />went to that festival however neither of us had the gelt for the trip as<br />we had just forked over BIG BUCKS ($1,200) for what we owed re: getting our MA degree from Hopkins…<br /><br />Xenokis, Cage, Tudor, Cunningham and that Princess what was here name Princess Fatah ? Boy, was she beautiful<br /><br />luckily my Original Muse

  3. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison May 3, 2011 at 4:45 pm .

    An excellent post, Lyle. You beat me to the punch by a year on the Saunders book, which I mentioned <a href="http://perpetualbird.blogspot.com/2008/06/linh-dinh-on-roll.html&quot; rel="nofollow">here</a> in the context of a commentary on Linh Dinh&#39;s work. I&#39;ve never doubted the aesthetic sincerity of Ashbery and other avant-gardists (if I can safely lump him in with them), but I often wonder

  4. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett May 3, 2011 at 4:38 am .

    I liked the Bill Knott poem and blogpost. (The James Wright poem that he echoes has been a favorite or mine for many years.)<br /><br />Some time back I wrote in my blog a little about the book <i>The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters</i> by Frances Stonor Saunders, which gives copious detailed information on CIA funding and sponsorship of arts activities. The blogpost

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