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Virgil Thomson

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Virgil Thomson

Virgil Thomson has been played on NTS in shows including Fractal Meat On A Spongy Bone, featured first on 19 April 2013. Songs played include Stage Space And Other Discussions.

Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 - September 30, 1989) was an American composer from Kansas City, Missouri who was instrumental in the develoment of the "American Sound" in classical music so often associated with the patriotic compositions of Aaron Copland. Thomson displayed an extraordinary intelligence at an early age. As a child, he befriended Alice Smith, granddaughter of Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon faith. He attended Harvard University, and his tours of Europe with…

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Stage Space And Other Discussions
John Cage, Merce Cunningham feat. Alvin Lucier, Carolyn Brown, Christian Wolff, David Tudor, Edwin Denby, Frank Stella, Gordon Mumma, Irwin Kremen, Jasper Johns, John Cage, La Monte Young, Merce Cunningham, Nam June Paik, Remy Charrlip, Robert Rauschenberg, Rudolf Nureyev, Viola Farber, Virgil Thomson
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Stage Space And Other Discussions
John Cage, Merce Cunningham feat. Alvin Lucier, Carolyn Brown, Christian Wolff, David Tudor, Edwin Denby, Frank Stella, Gordon Mumma, Irwin Kremen, Jasper Johns, John Cage, La Monte Young, Merce Cunningham, Nam June Paik, Remy Charrlip, Robert Rauschenberg, Rudolf Nureyev, Viola Farber, Virgil ThomsonKultur0
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