Rhys Chatham

Born 19 September 1952.
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Biography

Rhys Chatham (born September 19, 1952) is an American composer, guitarist, trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist (flutes in C, alto and bass, keyboard), primarily active in avant-garde and minimalist music. He is best known for his "guitar orchestra" compositions. He has lived in France since 1987.

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  1. Review of A Crimson Grail

    A Crimson Grail 2010

    Reviewed by Colin Buttimer
    A remarkable, engrossing work that plays against rather than panders to expectations.
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