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Irwin Bazelon
Irwin Bazelon (b. Evanston, Illinois, June 4, 1922; died August 2, 1995) was an American composer of contemporary classical music. Contemporary American composer Irwin Bazelon’s music is known for its interesting rhythms and it...
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Martin Bresnick
Martin Bresnick (born 1946) is a composer of contemporary classical music, film scores and experimental music.
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Andrew Welsh Imbrie
Andrew Welsh Imbrie (April 6, 1921 – December 5, 2007) was an American composer of contemporary classical music.
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Edson Zampronha
Edson Zampronha (born June 2, 1963) is a Brazilian composer dedicated to contemporary experimental music. His works include pieces for orchestra, symphonic band, electroacoustic music, chamber music, sound installations, intera...
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Kazimierz Serocki
Kazimierz Serocki (2 May 1922 – 9 January 1981) was a Polish composer and one of the founders of the Warsaw Autumn contemporary music festival.
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Rozalie Hirs
Rozalie Hirs (Gouda, 7 April 1965) is a Dutch composer of contemporary classical music and a poet. Her poetry and music are lyrical as well as experimental. The principal concerns of her work are the adventure of listening, rea...
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Lester Trimble
Lester Albert Trimble (August 29, 1923 Bangor, Wisconsin – December 31, 1986 New York City) was an American music critic and composer of contemporary classical music. Encouraged by Schoenberg, who had seen some of his scores, T...
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Miya Masaoka
Miya Masaoka is based in New York City (born 1958, Washington, DC) and is an American composer, musician, and sound artist active in the field of experimental music. Her work encompasses contemporary classical composition, impr...
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Huck Hodge
Huck Hodge (born 1977, Gainesville, FL) is an American composer of contemporary classical music. Hodge's first musical training took place in Oregon. In 1999, he began a course of study in Germany at the Staatliche Hochschule f...
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Tim Brady
Timothy Wesley John Brady (born 11 July 1956) is a Canadian composer, electric guitarist, improvising musician, concert producer and record producer. Working in the field of contemporary classical music, experimental music, and...
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Stephen Jaffe
Stephen Jaffe (born December 30, 1954 in Washington, D.C.) is an American composer of contemporary classical music. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, United States, and serves on the music faculty of Duke University, where he...
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Rued Langgaard
Rued Langgaard (Danish: [ʁuðˀ ˈlɑŋɡ̊ɒːˀ]; born Rud Immanuel Langgaard; 28 July 1893 – 10 July 1952) was a late-Romantic Danish composer and organist. His then-unconventional music was at odds with that of his Danish contemporari...
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Conrad Cummings
Conrad Cummings (born February 10, 1948) is an American composer of contemporary classical music. His compositions include works for orchestra, as well as operatic and chamber works. Many of his works are composed in a minimali...
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Elliot Goldenthal
Elliot Goldenthal (born May 2, 1954) is an American composer of film scores and contemporary classical music. He was a student of Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, and is best known for his distinctive style and ability to ble...
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Vinko Globokar
Vinko Globokar (born 7 July 1934) is a French avant-garde composer and trombonist of Slovene descent. Globokar's work is noted for its use of unconventional and extended techniques, closely allying him to contemporaries Salvato...
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Erling Wold
Erling Wold (born January 30, 1958 in Burbank, California) is a San Francisco based composer of opera and contemporary classical music. He is best known for his later chamber operas, and his early experiments as a microtonalist.
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Heinrich Isaac
Heinrich Isaac (c. 1450 – 26 March 1517) was a Netherlandish Renaissance composer of south Netherlandish origin. He wrote masses, motets, songs (in French, German and Italian), and instrumental music. A significant contemporary...
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Barry Guy
Barry John Guy (born 22 April 1947, in London) is a British composer and double bass player. His range of interests encompasses early music, contemporary composition, jazz and improvisation, and he has worked with a wide variet...
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Osmo Tapio Räihälä
Osmo Tapio Everton Räihälä (born January 15, 1964; name sometimes spelled without umlauts) is a Finnish composer of contemporary music. He has mainly written instrumental music for various chamber music line-ups, five concertos...
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Saxton Rose
UNCSA Music Faculty — Saxton Rose is Associate Professor of Bassoon and director of the contemporary music ensemble, nu ensemble. In 2008 he became only the second bassoon professor in the 50-year history of the UNCSA School of...
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