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Apartment House: Joseph Kudirka: Beauty and Industry

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Joseph Kudirka is a Michigan-born composer who studied at Northwestern University--where he met Michael Pisaro who was teaching there at the time--before following Pisaro to California Institute of the Arts, and then crossing the Atlantic to study for his PhD at Huddersfield University. Prior to composing, Kudirka's own musical history was as a bassist in local youth orchestras and bands. This album consists of recordings of eight Kudirka compositions dating from the years 2005 to 2011. They are exquisitely played ...