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Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Music composed since 1900: Debussy, Rachmaninoff, etc.
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Re: Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Postby AmyG » 18 Jun 2007, 02:37

Nobuo Uematsu.
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Re: Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Postby Drummer06 » 22 Jul 2007, 20:18

The 5 Browns Have to be my Favorite.
It was always a happy day when...YYZ appeared on our Luggage Tags. -Neil Peart

אם אתה לא נכשל, מאשר שאתה לא מנסה ׃ - ריטה
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Re: Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Postby jre58591 » 22 Jul 2007, 23:02

seems a lot of VGM composers get recognition here. hmm, that perhaps needs some working on, in my book. i tend to like the composers of today who are all about innovation, hence my earlier choices of kapustin and rzewski. add crumb, rautavaara, ligeti, bolcom, adams, and many others.

i cant emphasize enough the importance of investigating and recognizing the living legends of composition today. if we want a future in music, in my opinion. we must focus on the present as well, not just the past.
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Re: Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Postby Jeliness2 » 17 Aug 2007, 11:26

I really like Rzewski
i'm learning his 3rd north american ballade (down by the riverside) and it's amazing... I've seen these ballades performed at some competitions, and the 4th (winsboro cotton mill blues) is definitely wonderful
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Re: Favorite Living Composer(s)?

Postby zeniyama » 02 Sep 2007, 17:53

Does Philip Glass count?
Lol, he's the only one that comes to mind for me.
"Music is the silence between the notes."
-Claude Debussy
"Art is not an end in itself, but a means of addressing humanity."
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"Music is an outburst of the soul."
-Frederick Delius
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