Michael Hedges/Rhythm, Sonority, Silence reissue
Michael Hedges/Rhythm, Sonority, Silence was originally released in 1995 and, given the enduring influence of Michael Hedges’ music, Stropes Editions, Ltd. is pleased to announce the reissue of this groundbreaking volume. The acclaim it received upon first release established its place as a seminal document that created a new standard for printed music for fingerstyle guitar.
Truly a work of art. It effectively raises the bar for other guitar booksAcoustic Guitar
One of the most extraordinary music folios we’ve seen, almost unrivaled in its art direction and printing and the fastidious attention to detail of its transcriptions.Guitar Player
A landmark achievement.Fingerstyle Guitar
In this book, transcriptions of “Aerial Boundaries,” “The Naked Stalk,” “Eleven Small Roaches,” “Bensusan,” and “Rickover’s Dreams” are augmented by autobiographical material and essays on composition, electronics, and tunings written by Michael Hedges.
Now beautifully restored and printed on acid-free paper, the second printing of Michael Hedges/Rhythm, Sonority, Silence will be available on November 18.
Stropes Foundation, Inc.
We are grateful to the Stropes Foundation for underwriting this reprint project. The Stropes Foundation, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to promote the art and study of fingerstyle guitar by supporting scholarship, publication, education, and the development of archives. Our work with the music and legacy of Michael Hedges continues on an interactive and collaborative basis, and there are many exciting and significant projects on the horizon. Your support will help us realize these goals. We appreciate each donation.
To celebrate this inaugural project of the Foundation, contributions at a certain level will include a copy of Michael Hedges/Rhythm, Sonority, Silence. For more information, please visit www.stropesfoundation.org.
In addition to the reissue of the book, transcriptions of six additional compositions by Michael Hedges are now available in both print and digital download formats: “Ragamuffin,” “The Happy Couple,” “Two Days Old,” “Hot Type,” “Ready or Not,” and “Because It’s There.”