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by Raul d'Gama Rose
Gene Pritsker is a remarkable contemporary composer. His short repertoire, represented on Solo-Duo-Trio-Quartet-Quintet: The Chamber and Electronic Music of Gene Pritsker (Composers Concordance Records, 2011) testifies to this fact. He has an acute sense of his own place in the history of music and this is marked by the contemporariness of his work, that is derived from an association with Darius Milhaud. He is inspired to delve into dissonance by composers such as Paul Hindemith, with whom he enjoys more ...read more