George Perle

Thu 1/29/09 12:07 PM
George Perle was a dedicated composer, teacher and theorist who accomplished something worthwhile in all three fields. He has created on the most accessible oeuvre’s of dodecaphonic-inspired musical composition, written two excellent books on composition both addressing different sets problems in rigorous but accessible fashion, he taught generations of students, and his insightful, meticulous and thorough analysis, especially of the works of Alban Berg, had depend our understanding and appreciation on many levels. It is unfortunate that he is almost virtually unknown outside of his students and academic specialists.


~ by severalfourmany on January 29, 2009.

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