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12/4/07 Mid to late 20 th century timeline 1948 Cage: Sonatas and interludes 1952 Cage: 4’3” 1967 Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s ( album) 1970 Crumb: ancient voices of children 1996 Part: cantata Domino 2005 Bjork: Medulla ( album) George Crumb (b. 1929) Born in Charleston, West Virginia Professor emeritus at UPenn Winner of Pulitzer Prize in Music in 1968 Music is highly visual Often calls for the use of “extended techniques” Crumb: Ancient Voices of Children 1970 Excerpt: no. 1 “The Little Boy is Looking for His Voice” (“El nino busca su voz”) Genre: song cycle (5 songs, 2 instrumental movements) Text by Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca Calls for unusual instruments: o Oboe, mandolin, harp, amplified piano, toy piano, harmonica, musical saw, and percussion 2 singers: soprano and boy soprano Music and Technology A Short History of Early Sound Recording 1877: Thomas Alva Edison invents first phonograph 1890s: Cylinder phonographs become commercially available
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUS 15 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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