With introduction and notes by David Tanenbaum. Recorded by the editor on New Albion records.
Seven guitar pieces by Harrison: Sonata No. 1 (1943); Sonata No. 5 (1943); Serenado por Gitaro (1952); A Waltz for Evelyn Hinrichsen (1977); Tandy's Tango (1992); Plaint (1978); and Variations on Song of Palestine (1978). With editor's notes.
Harrison was an important composer in the second part of the 20th century, writing innovative percussion music and bringing the influences of other cultures into play. This book discusses his life and music. With notes, bibliography, discography, index and CD of music.
With many music examples, chronology, catalogue, discography, bibliography.
A new edition of this look at the life and music of Harrison, who passed away in 2003. Includes an updated works catalog and minor corrections to the previous edition. The CD includes a sampling of Harrison's works. With an introduction, notes, bibliography, index and black & white photos.
Just intonation is acheived via scordatura and natural harmonics. The piece is given in both staff and graphic notation. Preface by the composer. Duration circa twelve minutes.
Contents: Tood - schneidertood; Song - Sweet Betsy from Pike; Song - Eskimo Lullaby; Tood - 85 Chords (The Historical Tuning Problem); Song - Dismission of Great I. With notes on each piece.
Contents: No One Knows -- Underneath -- Spring -- Measures. With program notes. The music sets texts by Lou Harrison. Dedicated to John Duykers.
Contents: --Preamble, for James Tenney --Resting Place, for Ben Johnston --The Ever-Widening Halfstep, for Lou Harrison. Dedicated to John Schneider and Just Strings. With performance notes for each piece.
Gottlieb plays music by Lou Harrison, John Cage, Wayne Peterson, and Dan Reiter.
Koh plays music by Jennifer Higdon, Lou Harrison, John Adams and Carl Ruggles. With Reiko Uchida, piano.
Smoke & Mirrors performs the music of Steve Reich, Lou Harrison, Eric Whitacre, Derek Tywoniuk, Toru Takemitsu, and Maurice Ravel.
…Hans Otte / Wassermann-Musik für Harfe (1984) / V -- Lou Harrison / Music for Harp (1978) a. From music for Bill and me -- Lou Harrison / Music for Harp (1978) b. Beverly's troubadour piece -- Lou Harrison / Music for Harp (1978) c. Avalokiteshvara -- Lou Harrison / Music for Harp (1978) d. Jahla.
Dedicated to the memory of Lou Harrison. The texture resembles a Baroque invention, but with many odd time signatures. With a tuning schema.
Parts sets for the two percussion quartets by Hendze. The two works each have their own parts set. Zeitbilder is dedicated to Lou Harrison.
Contents: Canticle #3, by Lou Harrison; U. S. Highball, by Harry Partch; Psalm #51, No. 2, by Mordecai Sandberg; Qoheleth, by Johnny Reinhard. Various artists.
Ars Nova Copenhagen performs music by Lou Harrison, Ross Edwards, Jack Body, Liu Sola, and Anne Boyd. With Andrew Lawrence-King. Conducted by Paul Hillier.
The Del Sol String Quartet performs music by contemporary composers, including Gabriela Lena Frank, Lou Harrison, Reza Vali, Jose Evangelista, and Elena Kats-Chernin.
This work was composed in 2003-04 for David Rosenboom and the CalArts New Century Players. The music is made of two chorales, dedicated to the memories of Lou Harrison and Bill Colvig. With performance notes.
Cowell began this work in 1965, but was unable to complete it. Some of the music which appears in this edition was reconstructed from sketches by Lou Harrison in 1968. Printed from manuscript.
This two movement work was composed in Veracruz for William Winant, who wanted something for his new bass marimba. The second movement is in memory of William Colvig, a collaborator with Lou Harrison. With program notes. Printed from manuscript.
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General introduction, chapters on Ives, Varese, Cowell, Cage, New Sources, New Sounds. (McPhee, Lou Harrison, Hovhaness, LaMonte Young, Partch, Babbitt, Luening, Subotnik). Many illustrations, works list, bibliography, discography, index.