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Christian Wolff

Christian Wolff

Christian Wolff is an American composer of experimental classical music. Christian Wolff (born March 8, 1934) is an American composer of experimental classical music. Wolff was born in Nice in France, moving to the United States in 1941 and become an American citizen in 1946. He studied classics at Harvard University and upon graduating took […]

Ferde Grofé

Ferde Grofe was a United States composer, pianist, and arranger.  Ferde Grofe (born New York City, March 27, 1892; Died April 3, 1972 in Santa Monica, California) was a United States composer, pianist, and arranger. His works include “Grand Canyon Suite”, “Hollywood Suite”, “Mississippi — A Tone Journey”, “Broadway at Night”, “A Symphony in Steel”, “Concerto […]

Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger (8 July 1882 – 20 February, 1961) was an Australian born pianist and composer. Percy Grainger (8 July 1882 – 20 February, 1961) was an Australian born pianist and composer. Was born in Brighton, Victoria. From 1901 to 1914 Grainger lived in London where he befriended and was influenced by Edvard Grieg. ercy […]

Bohuslav Martinu

See new article on Bohuslav Martinů: Bohuslav Martinů and Lucie Rosen: the Path to Fantasia for Theremin. Bohuslav Martinů (December 8, 1890 – August 28, 1959) was a Czech composer. He wrote a “Fantasia” for theremin, oboe, string quartet and piano, which he dedicated to Lucie Bigelow Rosen. Bohuslav Martinů (December 8, 1890 – August […]

Edgard Varèse

Edgard Varese

Edgar (or Edgard) Varèse (December 22, 1883 – November 6, 1965) was a French-born composer, who moved to the United States in 1915 and took American citizenship in 1926. Edgar (or Edgard) Varèse (December 22, 1883 – November 6, 1965) was a French-born composer, who moved to the United States in 1915 and took American […]

Charles Ives

Charles Ives

Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954) was an American composer of classical music. He is regarded as possibly the first American classical composer of international significance. Charles Edward Ives (October 20, 1874 – May 19, 1954) was an American composer of classical music. He is regarded as likely the first American […]

His Other Voices. An Interview with Peter Pringle

Canadian teherminist Peter Pringle with his theremins.

An interview with canadian thereminist Peter Pringle. Peter Pringle is an eclectic musician, singer and songwriter from Canada. He became involved in music as a child singing with the children’s chorus of the Canadian Opera Company and studying classical piano. In the 1960’s he moved to the United States where he started a successful songwriting […]