Composers and Minimalism
Composers and Minimalism MUL 2010
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Date Created: 09/13/15
Arturo Marquez Wrote Danzon No 2 Full orchestra piece based on Cuban Dance music One section has a lyrical stepwise melody and the other section is rhythmic and syncopated 20th Century Composer William Grant Still Wrote the first symphony composed by an African American composer to be performed by a major American orchestra AfroAmerican Symphony Used blues and jazz themes and Negro Spiriituals Ellen Taaffe Zwilich FSU Professors studied at FSU and Julliard First woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in music 1999 Music America s Composer of the Year Composed the Peanuts Gallery Suite with Charles Schwartz Eric Whitacre Composes American Choral Music Received his Master s degree at Julliard Sleep 2000 Dissonance unconventional chord progressions Uses word painting Minimalism AKA Trance Music Hypnotic repetitions of a small musical cell Usually simple tonal consonant Originated in the 1960s Terry Riley s composition In C Phillip Glass Influenced by Terry Riley Einstein on the Beach 1976 is a minimalist opera Composed music for movies like The Illusionist Fantastic Four 2015 The Truman Show Awo Part Estonian minimalist Religious mystic wrote a lot of sacred choral music called Holy Minimalism Slow tempos and halting rhythm Tubula Rasa is a concerto for violin violas prepared piano and orchestra Christopher O Riley 20th Century piano virtuoso Transcribed Radiohead for piano
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