“The name Frank Zappa often conjures up the image of a deranged satirist. But for close to thirty years, between until his untimely death. Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa Kevin Courrier. ECW PRESS, Toronto Canada ISBN pp, paperback, 25 x 18 cm. Find great deals for The Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa by Kevin Courrier (, Paperback). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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Dangerous Kitchen: The Subversive World of Zappa
David added kitcheb Apr 24, For thirty years, from until his death inFrank Zappa was one of the most influential, innovative, and controversial popular musicians, combining a wide range of musical styles with social and political parody.
Courrier illustrates that Zappa’s musical career — which poked fun at middle-class conformity, the hippie sub-culture, disco, the rock industry, and the Reagan era — dangerpus its roots in the artistic rebellion against Romanticism in the nineteenth century.
The Subversive World of Frank ZappaKevin Courrier explodes those myths by illuminating the facts about this outrageously gifted composer. Adam Stevenson rated it liked it May dangerrous, Kitxhen ask other readers questions about Dangerous Kitchenplease sign up. World Transportation Paperback Books. No trivia or quizzes yet. Chris Mead rated it liked it Dec 11, Jason marked it as to-read Aug 21, Yet Zappa was often portrayed as a drug addict even though he announced drug use and a fetishist despite a normal married life.
The book draws links to the musical and cultural antecedents of Frank Zappa’s career, including Erik SatieArnold SchoenbergAnton WebernIgor Subversievand Zappa’s true hero, Edgard Varesewho was as much a scientific inventor of electronic sounds as he was a dynamic avant-garde composer.
I was kind of in Zappa-overdrive at the time and impulsively grabbed the only bio I could immediately get my hands on.
While not necessarily a bad book, it seemed at times simply too academic. I should have waited. What does this price mean? Save on Nonfiction Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Kitchem pace sort of puts you in auto-pilot mode as a reader.
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One thing that amazes me about almost every author who’s written about Zappa — they still insist that Lather was an afterthought! Yet Zappa was often portrayed as a drug addict even though he denounced drug use and a fetishist despite a normal married life. Want to Read saving…. Goran Remborg rated it really liked it Aug 09, Scott Hunter rated subversve liked it Oct 21, The name Frank Zappa often conjures up the image of a deranged satirist.
The Subversive World of Zappa, Kevin Courrier explodes those myths by illuminating the facts about this outrageously gifted composer.
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Brian rated it liked it Dec 02, Josh Shear marked it as to-read Dec 27, This is my second time reading this and, as usual when I read a book again, I took my time and really absorbed it.
There’s a fine line between insanity and pure genius The book draws links to the musical and cultural antecedents of Frank Zappa’s career, including Erik Satie, Arnold Schoenberg, Anton Webern, Igor Stravinsky, Charles Ives, and Zappa’s true hero, Edgard Varese, who was as much a scientific inventor of electronic sounds as he was a dynamic avant-garde composer.
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Trivia About Dangerous Kitchen Beginning with his band, sybversive Mothers of Invention, Frank Zappa built a formidable career in rock and roll by combining a wide range of styles, including serious contemporary music, jazz, rhythm and blues, doo-wop, and social and political parody.
Nicholas Bond marked it as to-read May 10, Courrier examines how Frank Zappa’s emergence in American popular culture during the eclectic and experimental sixties was no accident.
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