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Focus! The '60s Revisited [CONCERT SERIES BOOKLET]

by Joel Sachs (Director); Messiaen; Stravinsky; Berio; Takemitsu; Reich; Kagel; Ginastera; Carter; Babbitt; Crumb; Cage; Gideon; Kirchner; Wuorinen; Ligeti; Diamond; Schnittke; Penderecki (and many more)

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Published
1989
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New York: The Juilliard School, 1989. "The musical energy of the 1960s is the subject of Juilliard's 1989 "Focus!" festival, comprising 6 concerts [including dance and theater] at Alice Tully Hall and the Juilliard Theatre." CONTENTS: Introduction (Sachs); the six concert programs (see my scan images of two of them) - repertoire and extensive program notes. 56 pages. CONDITION:… Read more
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Music from Purchase 1994 [COMPACT DISC]

by Dave Brandom; Joe Charpakorn; Pat Gubler; Todd Margolis; Sami Hashim; Eli Escobar; John Selway; Rob Silverbush; Paul DeSilva; Silas Brown; (many others)

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Published
1994
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Purchase, New York: Purchase College - SUNY, 1994. MAPCD1994. Imaginative, excellently performed, recorded/produced music in a variety of styles - featuring students from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY-Purchase College. CONTENTS: Please see my accompanying scan image of the Track List. Total Time: __ CONDITION: A Fine uncompromised CD with Fine booklet, jewel-case, and tray insert - played twice, plays… Read more
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Music from Purchase 1992 [COMPACT DISC]

by Betsy Carmichael; Bridget Convey; Aaron Copland; Michele Colbert; Christian Urich; Harry Rios; Jack Elliot; Scott Richmond; Jeff Fahringer (many others)

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Published
1992
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Purchase, New York: Purchase College - SUNY, 1992. MAPCD1992. Imaginative, excellently performed and recorded/produced music in a variety of styles - featuring students from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY-Purchase College. CONDITION: Please see my accompanying scan image of the Track List. Total Time: __ CONDITION: A Fine uncompromised CD with Fine booklet, jewel-case, and tray insert - played twice,… Read more
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Mikrotone: Small is Beautiful - Volume I [MICROTONAL MUSIC JOURNAL]

by Agustin Castilla-Avila (editor): Maria Richter-Taborsky; Johannes Kotschy; Zoran Scekic; Thomas Richter; Navid Bargrizan; Stephen Altoft and Donald Bousted; Tolgahan Çogulu

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Published
2019
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Fine (As New)
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First Edition
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9783902964243
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Salzburg, Austria: Mackinger Verlag, 2019. A volume of selected papers presented at the 2015 international symposium 'Mikrotöne: Small is Beautiful' at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, organized by the International Ekmelic Music Society (IGEM). The International Ekmelic Music Society was founded in 1981 by Franz Richter Herf and Rolf Maedel and caused Salzburg to become a new center of microtonal… Read more
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Mikrotone: Small is Beautiful - Volume II [MICROTONAL MUSIC JOURNAL]

by Agustin Castilla-Avila (editor): Ivan Cancialosi; Ferhat Çayli; Elisa Järvi; Christian Klinkenberg; Eleni Ralli; Ulf-Diether Soyka; Noah Dean Jordan; Julio E. Marco-Franco

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2019
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First Edition
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9783902964250
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Salzburg, Austria: Mackinger Verlag, 2019. A volume of selected papers presented at the 2017 international symposium 'Mikrotöne: Small is Beautiful' at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, organized by the International Ekmelic Music Society. The Society was founded in 1981 by Franz Richter Herf and Rolf Maedel and caused Salzburg to become a new center of microtonal music. CONTENTS: Prologue [Castilla-Ávila];… Read more
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The Unanswered Question: Where is Our American Music? - A Symposium

by Richard Moryl, Edward Rothstein, Ellen Dressler Moryl, Martin Bookspan, Robert Convery, Raymond DesRoches, John Kennedy, Steve Rosenberg, David Stahl

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Published
1995
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Charleston, South Carolina: Piccolo Spoleto Festival, 1995. A provocative symposium brochure from the 1995 Piccolo Spoleto Festival, discussing and exploring the challenges and possibilities for contemporary American concert-music composers. The centerpiece for discussion was Edward Rothstein's article "Why We Live in the Musical Past", and the featured composer, George Crumb. CONTENTS: ***See the accompanying scan image of the full Table… Read more
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Gunnar Berg - Denmark's Microtonal Pioneer [BOOKLET

by Rossel, Jens

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2019
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Copenhagen, Denmark: Working Group Gunnar Berg, 2019. A revelatory introduction to Denmark's esteemed microtonalist composer, as presented by Jens Rossel at the International Ekmelic Music Society's 2019 conference at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. CONTENTS: A pioneer of serial and microtonal music; Switzerland and Salzburg; Copenhagen and Paris; Beatrice Berg; The Folk High Schools in Denmark; Return to Switzerland -… Read more
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Gordon Sherwood: Composer of Music - Curriculum Vitae and Chronological List of Works (through 1982)

by Sherwood, Gordon

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Published
1983
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Paris: Composer-Produced, 1983. Exceedingly scarce (1) catalogue, (2) letter, and (3) pair of newspaper articles.The self-printed resume-catalogue of this gifted but unjustifiably-/inexplicably-forgotten American composer. Gordon Sherwood (August 25, 1929 - May 2, 2013) was an American classical composer. Known in Germany as the "Beggar-Composer", his works exhibit various early 20th-century European and American classical music styles, as well as showing… Read more
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Festival of the Music of Levko Kolodub - October 12-17, 2019 [SOUVENIR PROGRAM]

by Sikorska, Irina

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Published
2019
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Kiev, Ukraine: National Composers Union, 2019. A memorial celebration of the musical life of one of Ukraine's most highly respected composers (1930-2019) - creator of symphonies, operas, ballets, musicals, concertos for various instruments, and vocal music.. CONTENTS: biographical profile; the festival's concert programs (repertoire). 8 pages, photo-illustrated. CONDITION: A beautiful unmarked, uncreased copy with negligible shelf-wear (just a near-invisible bend… Read more
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Festival of the Music of Levko Kolodub - October 12-17, 2019 [SOUVENIR PROGRAM]

by Sikorska, Irina

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2019
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Kiev, Ukraine: National Composers Union, 2019. A memorial celebration of the musical life of one of Ukraine's most highly respected composers (1930-2019) - creator of symphonies, operas, ballets, musicals, concertos for various instruments, and vocal music.. CONTENTS: biographical profile; the festival's concert programs (repertoire). 8 pages, photo-illustrated. CONDITION: A pristine unmarked, uncreased copy with no apparent shelf-wear - now in… Read more
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First Performances - The Syn-Ket and Moog Synthesizer in the 1960s [CD - MUSIC COMPACT DISC]

by John Eaton (composer)

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Published
2007
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Albany, New York: ELectronic Music Foundation, Ltd., 2007. [EMF CD 056] This CD of John Eaton's early music for synthesizers is a major historical event. It is an exceptional demonstration of early synthesizers, including the Syn-Ket, built in 1964 in Rome, Italy, by Paolo Ketoff, and an early Moog synthesizer. In April 1965 John Eaton performed his "Songs for R.P.B."… Read more
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image of Five Works: Black New York, Behavioral Drift II. RUGUGMOOL, Spyder Moon, and US [COMPACT DISC]

Five Works: Black New York, Behavioral Drift II. RUGUGMOOL, Spyder Moon, and US [COMPACT DISC]

by Kamin, Franz

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Published
2001
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St. Paul, Minnesota, USA: Composer-Produced, 2001. Franz Kamin (May 25, 1941 - April 11, 2010) was a prolific American author, composer, and pianist whose works were modelled on topology, general systems theory, meditational processes, and chance operations. Those acquainted with his work link him with the "renegade eccentric" tradition of Cage, Cardew, Partch, and Mac Low. CONTENTS: Black New York… Read more
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Myroslav Skoryk Days of Music - Festival: September 13 to October 13, 2013 [FESTIVAL PROGRAM BOOKLET]

by Lessia Oliinyk (and many others)

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Kiev, Ukraine: Ukrainian National Academy of Music Program booklet for the day and events honoring the great Ukrainian composer Myroslav Skoryk (born in 1938) - in ukrainian with a brief section in English (biographical sketch and program schedule). CONTENTS: [Ukrainian text] Acknowledgements; Color Photo of the Composer; Biographical Sketch; Festival Plan [Opening of the Festival - Opera "Moses" / Meeting… Read more
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Contemporary Music - 1982 Catalogue

by The Editors (unnamed)

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Published
1982
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New York: C. F. Peters Corporation, 1982. The 1982 Catalogue of Peters' contemporary music score publications, representing many of the greatest composers of the 20th century. Included is a 4-page Price List. CONTENTS: Table of Contents (composer names - see accompanying scan images); letter from BMI Classical Director James G. Roy, Jr.; Instrument Abbreviations; Composers and Compositions [including brief biographical… Read more
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Sibelius: A Close-Up

by de Torne, Bengt

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Published
1937
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Good
Edition
First American Edition
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1937. A uniquely fascinating memoir about the great Finnish composer, writtern by his student Bengt de Torne (1891-1967 - himself a composer). CONTENTS: Preface; Note; Chapters I-VIII; Appendix [musical examples]. 117 pages. CONDITION: The cloth-bound covers are rather worn and scuffed, but the page-block is securely bound within. Opening the book, one finds age-speckling on the… Read more
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Gertsena 45 [Hertsen St. 45]:The House of Conposers in Leningrad

by V. A. Gurevich

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Published
1989
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First Thus
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Leningrad [St. Petersburg], USSR: Soviet Composer Publishers, 1989. This essay on the House of Composers deals with the history of one of the most beautiful buildings in St. Petersburg, Russia - situated in the old area surrounding St. Isaak's Cathedral. It was built between 1836 and 1842 by the great architect August Montferrand, for P. Demidov (Prince San Donato). It… Read more
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Ernest Chausson - The Composer's Life and Works

by Jean-Pierre Barricelli & Leo Weinstein

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Published
1955
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Near Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 1955. An outstanding biography of this unique but underrated French composer. CONTENTS: Introduction; His Life; His Works; Conclusion; Bibliography; Appendix (list of compositions); Index. 242 pages, illustrated with photographs and musical examples. CONDITION: a solid, square NEAR VERY GOOD copy, lacking the original dust-jacket. Its covers are a bit worn and bumped, specifically… Read more
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Chamber Music [COMPACT DISC]

by Gomelskaya, Julia

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Published
2008
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Odessa, Ukraine: Prohelvetia in Ukraine, 2008. A selection of "live" recordings, showcasing the remarkable music of Ukrainian composer Julia Gomelskaya CONTENTS: See accompanying scan image of the Playlist. The interior of the gatefold (in English) contains the playlist, brief bio of the composer, photos, and production information. Total Time: 76'50". CONDITION: a Near Fine CD (just a few faint scratches… Read more
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Electronic Voices [COMPACT DISC]

by Edgerton, Michael Edward

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Published
2001
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Berlin: Galerie Sphn, 2001. Challenging, provocative works of great complexity by this gifted and visionary "maximalist". "Cantor's Dust" and "Divergence" feature the voice of Rebekka Uhlig; "In America" features the composer's own voice. CONTENTS: See accompanying scan image of the Playlist. Its 4-page booklet contains the playlist, program notes, and a brief biography of the composer. Total Time: 51'07". CONDITION:… Read more
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VII Foro Internacional De Musica Nueva - del 11 al 19 de Mayo, 1985 [PROGRAMS]

by Iannis Xenakis, Pierre Boulez, Francisco Nunez, Luciano Berio, Marius Constant, Frderico Ibarra, Giacinto Scelsi, Guillermo Davalos, Leo Brouwer, David Espejo, Blanca Estevez, John Cage, Arturo Marquez, Manuel Enriquez, Rodolfo Halffter, Gyorgy Ligeti

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Published
1985
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Mexico City, Mexico: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, 1985. A panorama festival of new music - by Mexican/international composers and Mexican/international performers and ensembles. CONTENTS: complete 12-program booklet (forum schedule) plus (incomplete) set of individual detailed programs ## 1 (Orquesta de Percusiones de la UNAM; 6 pp), 2 (Orquesta de Camara de Bellas Artes; 6 pp), 3 (Duo Castanon-Banuelos, Federico… Read more
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