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"In the spring of 1964 Pauline Oliveros organized a festival celebrating the work of pianist David Tudor, which featured compositions by Oliveros, George Brecht, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Alvin Lucier, and John Cage. The Tudorfest was a watershed event in the brief history of ...
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NW80762 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"'ASSASSIN Reverie' (2001), for saxophone quartet and tape, is a piece in a single movement, but structured in three different sections differentiated by sound material and stage direction. It is one of the more disturbing pieces written by Riley; the second section ...
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"For nearly fifty years the work of Alvin Lucier (b. 1931) has marked off a space unlike any other in American music. By now a hero to three generations of experimentalists, Lucier continues to make work at a brisk pace, finding new, surprising and radical approaches to ...
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NW80755 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"David Tudor's (1926-1996) identity morphed seamlessly from interpreter of mainly acoustic music to composer-performer of predominately electronic music over a period of about ten years, from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s. This set of seven CDs, the first truly ...
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NW80737 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"American Contemporary Music Ensemble. Clarice Jensen, Artistic Director and Alan Zimmerman, percussion. The imaginative and carefully crafted music of Joseph Byrd (b. 1937) assumes an astonishing variety of guises: he was an integral part of the experimental arts scene ...
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NW80738-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"David Rosenboom (b. 1947) is a composer/performer known as a pioneer in American experimental music. This series of eight works, created between 1978 and 1981 and presented on these discs in chronological order of their composition, demonstrate a remarkable extension ...
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NW80735 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Michael Byron was a pupil of James Tenney, and later, of Richard Teitelbaum. The body of music he has composed over the past thirty years has been harmonically rich, rhythmically detailed, and increasingly virtuosic. Dreamers Of Pearl (2004-2005) evinces a sensitivity ...
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NW80679 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

gregory fulkerson, violin - aaron copland, philip glass, leo ornstein, richard wernick
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80313-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"This historic collection gathers together the four seminal solo albums recorded by Alvin Curran in the 1970s. Two, Fiori Chiari Fiori Oscuri and The Works, are making their first appearance on CD. Author-critic Tim Page, an early advocate of these works, writes, ...
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NW80713 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Nicolas Slonimsky has described James Mulcro Drew (b. 1929) as an 'authentic member of the American experimental tradition.' Drew, like Harry Partch, has always been a loner - not a member of any school or movement, he has remained largely outside the US university ...
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NW80687 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"This 4CD set, covering the years 1967-2007, comprises the best surviving recorded documents from four decades of performances, personally curated by its three core members -- Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, and Richard Teitelbaum. As such, it is an invaluable ...
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NW80675 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Captured memories - real or idealized, distant or near - are the materials for the music. From cosmopolitan incident ('Ann Street') to pastoral stroll ('The Housatonic at Stockbridge') Ives's songs describe a range of experience: a child's playtime, a commuter's ...
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NW80680 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Maritime Rites is a series of ten environmental concerts for radio composed by Alvin Curran (b. 1938) in 1985. This series features the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as a musical source in collaboration with improvised musical performances by ten distinguished ...
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NW80625 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"In 1950, the Columbia University Music Department requisitioned a tape recorder to use in teaching and for recording concerts. In 1951, the first tape recorder arrived, an Ampex 400, and Vladimir Ussachevsky, then a junior faculty member, was assigned a job that no one ...
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NW80644 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

Metamorphosis (1957), Linear Contrasts (1958), Wireless Fantasy (1960), Of Wood and Brass (1965), Computer Piece No. 1 (1968), Two Sketches for a Computer Piece (1971), Three Scenes from The Creation (1960; rev. 1973), Missa Brevis (1972). Macalester College Chamber ...
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NW80654 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

David Tudor, live electronics ; John Cage, voice, pre-recorded tape. "This historic release of a simultaneous performance by David Tudor and John Cage of RAINFOREST II and Mureau, recorded live by Radio Bremen on May 5, 1972, preserves the only surviving performance of ...
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NW80540 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

George Antheil: Piano Concerto No. 2, Serenade No. 2, and Dreams Philadelphia Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra. Daniel Spalding, conductor. Guy Livingston, piano.
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NW80647-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

David Tudor (1926-1996): Rainforest (1968). 2 versions.Gordon Mumma (1935): 4 Mographs (1962-63), 2 sections from Gestures II (1960-61), and Song Without Words (1996). David Tudor and Gordon Mumma, keyboards and electronics
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NW80651-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"One of the founders, with Babbitt, Luening and Sessions, of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Centre in 1959, Ussachevsky has maintained a flexible attitude toward sound sources, and employs recordings of live sounds, analog studio, and computer generated ...
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NW80389-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"The music on these CDs takes us into a new realm of music making, one that Alvin Lucier (b. 1931) has defined for us and one that demands that we start to listen anew. His work has been more often described in terms of science than of art as if it were a series of ...
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NW80628 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"This CD contains recordings of the complete set of his Postal Pieces, written primarily during a very brief tenure at California Institute of the Arts in the early 1970s. These works, although frequently performed over the years, have not been recorded (with a few ...
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"The work of James Tenney (b. 1934) as a composer, theorist, performer, and teacher, is of singular importance in American music of the past four decades. He is by nature a quiet, almost publicity-shy musician, but his musical and theoretical works are steadily becoming ...
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NW80570-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Vespers (1969) acoustic orientation by means of echolocation, for players with hand-held echolocation devices. Chambers (1968) moving large and small resonant environments [new version recorded 2002]. North American Time Capsule (1967) for voices and vocoder. ...
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80604-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"Schlingen-Blängen - a 70-minute long perambulation through the organ's sonic landscape - was recorded in 1988 (ten years after its initial performance) in a small Dutch church near the North Sea. It is difficult to describe because so little happens in it, yet at the ...
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80578-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

CHORAL MUSIC OF MORTON FELDMAN & STEFAN WOLPE
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80550-2 | NEW WORLD RECORDS