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George Crumb

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George Crumb

George Crumb has been played on NTS shows including Henry Rollins, with - first played on 7 July 2015.

George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. He is noted as an explorer of unusual timbres. Examples include spoken flute (one speaks while blowing into the instrument) and glass marbles poured onto an open piano.

After initially being influenced by Anton Webern, Crumb became interested in exploring unusual timbres. He often asks for instruments to be played in unusual ways and several of his pieces are written for electrically amplified instruments.

Crumb's music often seems to be concerned about…

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Night-Spell I Sagittarius A.W.
George Crumb
Mode2004
Night-Spell I Sagittarius A.W.
George CrumbMode2004
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Music For A Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III)
George Crumb
Elektra Nonesuch1990
Music For A Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III)
George CrumbElektra Nonesuch1990
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The Magic Circle Of Infinity (Moto Perpetuo) [Symbol]
George Crumb, Margaret Leng Tan
Mode2004
The Magic Circle Of Infinity (Moto Perpetuo) [Symbol]
George Crumb, Margaret Leng TanMode2004
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Wasserklavier
Svetozar Ivanov, Crumb, Scriabin, Berio, Ustvolskaya
Gega New2016
Wasserklavier
Svetozar Ivanov, Crumb, Scriabin, Berio, UstvolskayaGega New2016
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George Crumb, Ensemble Für Neue Musik Zürich
hat[now]ART2006
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George Crumb, Ensemble Für Neue Musik Zürichhat[now]ART2006
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