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Kukuruz Quartet: Julius Eastman Piano Interpretations

Read "Julius Eastman Piano Interpretations" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Julius Eastman, morto non ancora cinquantenne nel 1990, è stato un esponente del minimalismo (nonché pianista, cantante e ballerino) influenzato a diverso titolo da John Cage, Morton Feldman e Meredith Monk (della quale fu in particolare collaboratore). Le quattro sue composizioni raccolte e reinterpretate dal Kukuruz Quartet in questo album, databili fra l 1979 e il ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kukuruz Quartet: Julius Eastman - Piano Interpretations

Read "Julius Eastman - Piano Interpretations" reviewed by Troy Dostert

During the last several years, the work of minimalist composer Julius Eastman has been rediscovered and celebrated by both scholars and musicians. Numerous tributes and performances have reclaimed a musical visionary whose death at age 49 in 1990 was barely acknowledged, so far had he fallen into obscurity, homelessness and drug addiction. As George Lewis stresses ...