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America, the land of culture


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« on: April 27, 2012, 02:19:29 pm »

A hopeless philistine country
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« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 06:22:24 pm »

Yet one that also gave us Roger Sessions and Elliott Carter...
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 02:41:28 pm »

Well, yes. And several more. But there's still no excuse for wrecking playable pianos for fun.
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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2012, 03:11:41 pm »

Here is a list of Pulitzer price winners. I think they are Americans and can be on this thread. I hope I am right. I wonder what people think about this list.
I don't know many composers that got prizes lately.
http://www.minotaurz.com/minotaur/articles/pulitzer.html

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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2012, 04:05:06 pm »

Well, yes. And several more. But there's still no excuse for wrecking playable pianos for fun.
Agreed. It seems like no fun at all to me.
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« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2012, 08:55:02 pm »

Here is a list of Pulitzer price winners. I think they are Americans and can be on this thread. I hope I am right. I wonder what people think about this list.
I don't know many composers that got prices lately.
http://www.minotaurz.com/minotaur/articles/pulitzer.html

That's an excellently amusing list. And rather wise too  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2012, 09:33:22 pm »

Here is composer David Del Tredeci explaining his music.


He got Pulitzer prize in 1980.
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