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"Selecting illustrative works from the lifetime of a creative person is a daunting task; doing so with a singularly individual artist like Harry Partch is all the more difficult. In the more than four decades since Partch's death, interest in his both his life and his ...
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NW90001 | NEW WORLD RECORDS

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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

"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