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The people united will never be defeated!

Frederic Rzewski (performer), Daan Vandewalle (performer)
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The people united will never be defeated! The people united will never be defeated!

The people united will never be defeated!

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Title
The people united will never be defeated!
Performer
Frederic Rzewski 1938-2021 (componist;piano) Daan Vandewalle  (piano)
Publisher
Etcetera, 2017
1 cd
Recording date
2016
Playing time
01:01:00
EAN
8711801015897
CDR
CAX15112
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20 - Toetsinstrument (NBLC) K4 - Solo-instrumenten (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Frederic Rzewski

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Frederic Anthony Rzewski ( ZHEF-skee; April 13, 1938 – June 26, 2021) was an American composer and pianist who is considered to be one of the most important American composer-pianists of his time. His major compositions, which often incorporate social and political themes, include the minimalist Coming Together and the variation set The People United Will Never Be Defeated!, which has been called "a modern classic".

Early life and education

Rzewski was born on April 13, 1938, in Westfield, Massachusetts, to parents of Polish and Jewish descent, and raised Catholic. He began playing piano at age 5 and attended Phillips Academy, Harvard, and Princeton, where his teachers included Randall Thompson, Roger Sessions, Walter Piston, and Milton Babbitt. In 1960, he went to Italy, a trip which was formative…Read more on Wikipedia

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