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Christian Wolff

Christian Wolff
Born: Mar 8, 1934 in Nice, France
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock
Biography: Studied a few weeks with John Cage, but otherwise self-taught. Pianist, guitarist. Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard. Pioneered scores in open instrumentation, in open cueing systems, scores for non-musicians, and, along with others, scores in verbal instructions only. Teacher, Classics Department ...Read full biography
Mayday Materials (In CDCM Computer Music Series, Vol. 6)
Released: 1990
Label: Centaur Records
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A "mix of abstraction, lightheartedness and perhaps political suggestiveness," an interesting combination of Wolff's earlier new music sensibilities and his later use of folk songs as guiding lines (rather ...Read full review
Volume 2: Chamber Works - I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman
Released: 1998
Label: Mode Records
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A wonderful overview of the variety of Wolff's work from 1950 through 1987. One of the legendary members of the now-called New York School (John Cage, Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, and Wolff), this album ...Read full review
More Christian Wolff albums: Main Albums (16), Compilations (2)