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George Crumb

Tom Service talks to American composer George Crumb in his 80th birthday year. Including music recorded in December 2009 at the Barbican's Total Immersion: George Crumb festival.

Tom Service talks to American composer George Crumb in his eightieth birthday year. Including music recorded in December 2009 at the Barbican's Total Immersion: George Crumb festival.

George Crumb: Haunted Landscape (17:04)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

George Crumb: Makrokosmos Volume 1 (12 fantasy pieces after the Zodiac for amplified piano) (27:43)
Joanna McGregor (piano)

George Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children (22:31)
Louis Watkins (soprano)
Anna Patalong (mezzo-soprano)
Guildhall New Music Ensemble
Richard Baker (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

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