James Dillon

Scottish composer. Born 29 October 1950
James Dillon
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1950-10-29
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James Dillon

James Dillon Biography (Wikipedia)

James Dillon (born 29 October 1950) is a Scottish composer who is often regarded as belonging to the New Complexity school. Dillon studied art and design, linguistics, piano, acoustics, Indian rhythm, mathematics and computer music, but is self-taught in composition.

Dillon was born in Glasgow, Scotland. Honours include first prize in the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in 1978, the Kranichsteiner music prize at Darmstadt in 1982, and four Royal Philharmonic Society composition awards; most recently for his nine-composition cycle Nine Rivers. Dillon taught at Darmstadt from 1982–92, and has been a guest lecturer and composer at various institutions around the world. He taught at the University of Minnesota School of Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 2007 to 2014.

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String Quartet No.9
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String Quartet No.9
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Philomela - Act 3 scene 3: The Violation
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Philomela - Act 3 scene 3: The Violation
James Dillon
Tanz/Haus: Triptych 2017
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Tanz/Haus: Triptych 2017
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Dillug Kefitsah
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Dillug Kefitsah
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The Gates
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The Gates
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Traumwerk Book 3, no 6
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Traumwerk Book 3, no 6
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Stabat mater dolorosa
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Stabat mater dolorosa
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Physis
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Physis
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Andromeda
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Andromeda

Andromeda

Performer
Noriko Kawai
Conductor
James Dillon
"Oceanus" from Nine Rivers
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"Oceanus" from Nine Rivers
James Dillon
The Book of Elements [extract]
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The Book of Elements [extract]
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