Charles Wuorinen. Simple Composition. New York: Longman, pp.? ‘Music’, says Stravinsky, ‘is a chronologic art, as painting is a spatial art. A guide for composers in search of practical advice and models of how one might work compositionally that makes extensive use of the twelve-tone system. Simple Composition has 17 ratings and 0 reviews. Originally published in , this book was reissued by C. F. Peters Corporation in
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Retrieved July 8, The s were framed by two large-scale works for chorus and orchestra based on Biblical texts, the minute oratorio The Celestial Sphere  for the th Anniversary of the Handel Oratorio Society in Rock Island Illinois of and Genesis jointly commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra and San Francisco Symphony.
Other champions of Wuorinen’s music include Peter Serkincompositionn whom Wuorinen composed three concerti including Time Regained  based on music of MachautMatteo da PerugiaGuillaume Dufayand Orlando Gibbons and Flying to Kahani commissioned by Carnegie Hall; the solo Scherzo  and Adagio ;  and the Second Piano Quintet  with the Brentano Quartet, another ensemble with which Wuorinen has had a very fruitful relationship and for which he comosition his Fourth String Quartet.
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More recently, Wuorinen has described the term serialism as “almost without meaning”, a change that has also been criticized. The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble had also performed and recorded Wuorinen’s composition “Ringing Changes” in collaboration with the Group for Contemporary Music prior to the Percussion Symphony, setting the stage for this challenging larger-scale work.
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David Buhler marked it as to-read May 31, He is married to his longtime partner and manager, Howard Stokar http: Century Rolls Yehudi Wyner ‘ This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Adam rated it it was amazing Feb 15, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Zhenhong Zhu added it Jul 24, Ben Watson marked it as to-read Apr 02, Pulitzer Prize for Music — Justin rated it it was amazing Apr 26, Thus it is similar in intent to certain older books on the subject like Thomas Morley’s Originally published inthis compisition was reissued by C.
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Phillip Martin is currently reading it Oct 11, Anthony Cornicello rated it it was amazing Mar 23, In Wuorinen wrote in the journal Perspectives on New Music “I must unequivocally state that pitch serialization is no longer an issue”, and that young composers should be “acting out the implications of the older generation’s work”. Wuorinen was appointed to an instructorship at Columbia in and promoted to assistant professor inthe year he received an Ingram Merrill Foundation grant; during this period, he held visiting lectureships or residencies at the New England Conservatory —71Princeton University —71the University of Iowaand the University of South Florida Bryan Tysinger rated it liked it Jan 10, Serenata Concertante John Zorn ‘ With the start of the 21st century, James Levine became a major champion of Wuorinen’s music.
In the late s Wuorinen became interested in the work of the mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot and with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation he conducted sonic experiments at Bell Labs in New Jersey. Scott rated it really liked it Feb 28, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Still Movement with Hymn Charles Wuorinen ‘ Thus it is similar in intent to certain older books on the subject like Thomas Morley’s “A Plain and Easie Introduction to Practical Musicke”for instance Retrieved 1 January William Roe rated it it was amazing Aug 17, compoxition Wuorinen has been described as totally committed to twelve-tone composition,  with Schoenberglate Stravinskyand Babbitt as primary influences.
The fact that I used twelve-tone relations for convenience and only because of their simplicity was somehow overlooked.
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