Talking music: conversations with John Cage, Philip Glass, Laurie Anderson, and five generations of American experimental composers

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Schirmer Books, 1995 - Music - 489 pages
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John Cage b Los Angeles 1912 d New York 1992
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Conlon Nancarrow b Texarkana Arkansas 1912
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Milton Babbitt b Philadelphia 1916
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About the author (1995)

An internationally known composer, acclaimed teacher of American music, and the founder of Postminimalism, William Duckworth has written more than 200 works, including the well-known Time Curve Preludes for piano. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Rolling Stone magazine called his teaching "hip, bright and innovative." Duckworth has been honored by the American Music Society as one of Six Master Teachers in America. Additionally, Cathedral, co-created with Nora Farrell and online since 1997, is one of the first interactive works of music and art on the Web. Duckworth's recent honors include the 2001 ASCAP-Deems Taylor Internet Award and the 2002 Award in Music from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

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