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Songs of innocence and of experience

William Bolcom (composer), Christine Brewer (performer), Joan Morris (performer)
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Title
Songs of innocence and of experience
Composer
William Bolcom 1938-
Performer
Christine Brewer  (sopraan) Joan Morris  (mezzosopraan) Thomas Young 1962- (tenor) University of Michigan School of Music University Musical Society
Conductor
Leonard Slatkin 1944-
Publisher
Naxos, 2005
3 cd's
Recording date
2004
Playing time
02:16:47
Note
Bekroning in de categorie: "Best Classical Album"
EAN
0636943921623
CDR
DBX7616
Placing suggestion
31 - Missen, oratoria, cantates, passionen, ... (NBLC) K6 - Koorwerken (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About William Bolcom

William Elden Bolcom (born May 26, 1938) is an American composer and pianist. He has received the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Arts, a Grammy Award, the Detroit Music Award and was named 2007 Composer of the Year by Musical America. Bolcom taught composition at the University of Michigan from 1973 until 2008. He is married to mezzo-soprano Joan Morris.

Early life and education

Bolcom was born in Seattle, Washington.

At age 11, he entered the University of Washington to study composition privately with George Frederick McKay and John Verrall and piano with Madame Berthe Poncy Jacobson. "He later studied with Darius Milhaud at Mills College while working on his Master of Arts degree, with Leland Smith at Stanford University while working on his D.M.A., and with Olivier Messiaen at the Paris Conservatoire, where he received the 2ème Prix de Composition".

Career

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