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Milton Babbitt

Milton Babbitt has been played on NTS in shows including The NTS Guide to…, featured first on 28 January 2021. Songs played include Suspensions and Revelations (First Movement).

Composer Milton Babbitt's influence on contemporary music is inestimable. His innovative use of the human voice, his infusions of electronic tape sounds into live performances, his serial compositional techniques and pioneering work in synthesized sound, all broke new ground in the music world. His compositions, with their twelve-tone structures, complex mathematical tonal combinations, and synthetic sounds, offered up with Babbitt's cerebral explanations, evince serious purpose, energy, and wit. His influence has been achieved as much through his…

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Suspensions
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller
Columbia1958
Suspensions
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther SchullerColumbia1958
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Revelations (First Movement)
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller
Columbia1958
Revelations (First Movement)
George Russell, Harold Shapero, Jimmy Giuffre, Charlie Mingus, Milton Babbitt, Gunther SchullerColumbia1958
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