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Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson
Born: Nov 18, 1939 in Greeley, CO
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Genre: Classical
Biography: Village Voice music critic and modern composer Tom Johnson has published two books, and created over 70 musical works, including for piano (1971's "An Hour for Piano"), with text (1987's "Eggs and Baskets"), for radio ("J'Entends un Choeur," 1993), and, most notably, opera. After obtaining his undergraduate ...Read full biography
Tom Johnson: Rational Melodies
Released: 1993
Label: hatART
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Of all the post-Cageian composers -- with the possible exception of John Zorn -- Tom Johnson has always had a healthy sense of humor and seems to love weaving it into his work. He is also a composer whose ...Read full review
Music For 88
Released: 1993
Label: XI Recordings
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Just the disc to give to those people who remark inquisitively about the relationship of music and mathematics. Johnson actually explains out front before and at times during each piece about the math ...Read full review
More Tom Johnson albums: Main Albums (4)
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