Contemporary music for the classical student - Suggestions for new repertoire

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Postby 77-1149355917 » Sun Jun 04, 2006 11:46 am

After introducing students to Finney's compositions (Mobile & other early intermediate pieces), my kids LOVE clusters, new types of notation & aleatoric styles. I'm looking for interesting (& not too difficult) pieces in the style of Finney & Cowell, which might include some improvisational sections.
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Postby Dr. Bill Leland » Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:31 pm

Check out John Cage and George Crumb, but I can't specify the difficulties off-hand. Maybe Crumb's 'Mikrokosmos'?

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