La Monte Young
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1935-10-14
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La Monte Young

Biography

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American avant-garde artist, composer and musician, generally recognized as the first minimalist composer. His works are cited as notable examples of post-World War II avant-garde, experimental, and contemporary music. Young ...

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Biography

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American avant-garde artist, composer and musician, generally recognized as the first minimalist composer. His works are cited as notable examples of post-World War II avant-garde, experimental, and contemporary music. Young is especially known for his exploration of drone music. Both his proto-Fluxus and "minimal" compositions question the nature and definition of music and often stress elements of performance art.

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The Well Tuned Piano
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The Melodic Version (1984) of The Second Dream of The High-Tension Line Stepdown
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The Melodic Version (1984) of The Second Dream of The High-Tension Line Stepdown
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The Well Tuned Piano (extract)
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The Well Tuned Piano (extract)
Pandit Pran Nath
Yaman Kalyan (extract)
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Yaman Kalyan (extract)
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Composition 1960
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Composition 1960
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The Well Tuned Piano (extract)
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The Well Tuned Piano (extract)
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The Second Dream of the High Tension Line Stepdown Transformer
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The Second Dream of the High Tension Line Stepdown Transformer
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B flat Dorian Blues
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B flat Dorian Blues
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For Brass (Excerpt)
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For Brass (Excerpt)
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La Monte Young Biography

La Monte Thornton Young (born October 14, 1935) is an American avant-garde artist, composer and musician, generally recognized as the first minimalist composer. His works are cited as notable examples of post-World War II avant-garde, experimental, and contemporary music. Young is especially known for his exploration of drone music. Both his proto-Fluxus and "minimal" compositions question the nature and definition of music and often stress elements of performance art.

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