Lejaren Hiller

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... read moreStudied with Harvey Officer, oboe with Joseph Marx, Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton, composition with Milton Babbitt, Roger Sessions. Founded Experimental Music Studio at Univ. of Illinois in late '50s. Slee Professor of Composition at State University of NY at Buffalo. Collaborated on first...

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Lejaren Hiller
Quartet No. 6 For Strings: I. Arrabiato
6:07
Lejaren Hiller
Quartet No. 6 For Strings: Iii. Vivace
9:14
Lejaren Hiller
Quartet No. 6 For Strings: Ii. Tranquillo
8:32
Lejaren Hiller
Computer Cantata: Prolog To Strophe Iii; Strophe Iii; Epilogue To Strophe Iii
5:44
Lejaren Hiller
Computer Cantata: Prolog To Strophe Ii; Strophe Ii
2:08

Biography

Active: 1940s-1990s
Country Of origin: United States of America

Studied with Harvey Officer, oboe with Joseph Marx, Ph.D. in Chemistry from Princeton, composition with Milton Babbitt, Roger Sessions. Founded Experimental Music Studio at Univ. of Illinois in late '50s. Slee Professor of Composition at State University of NY at Buffalo. Collaborated on first significant computer music composition Illiac Suite (1957) with Leonard Issacson. Later employed techniques of indeterminancy, serialism, tonality. Collaborated with John Cage on HPSCHD for one to seven Harpsichords and 51 tapes (1968). Also Computer Cantata for soprano, tape and chamber ensemble (1963), Midnight Carnival (1976) for principal tape and indeterminate number of subsidiary tapes and other events. ~ "Blue" Gene Tyranny~ Rovi

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