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Peter Garland


American composer Peter Garland was created in Portland, Maine, in 1952. He started composing prior to the age group of 20 while learning under Harold Budd and Adam Tenney at Cal Arts in the first 1970s. During this time period, Garland also researched performance artwork and video with Wolfgang Stoerchle, and American books with poet Clayton Eshleman. Garland has already established a minimum of four recordings of his compositions released by brands including Tzadik, New Albion and Avant. Furthermore to composing, Garland can be a musicologist and essayist. Being a musicologist, he focuses on traditional U.S. and Mexican musics and 20th hundred years American composers. He explored while surviving in Mexican villages for a few years through the 1970s and 1990s. Garland spent the ’80s in Santa Fe, where he previously his own executing ensemble and may also research Southwestern Indian and Hispanic musical customs. In 1991, he ceased posting Soundings Press, a distinctive source of songs information and brand-new composers’ scores. Then traveled the planet for four years, going to twelve countries over five continents. These moves yielded Garland’s third reserve of released essays, Eliminated Walkabout. Garland also authored a six quantity work, Collected Research of Nancarrow & Paul Bowles. In 1997, Garland came back to Mexico to compose, focus on his 4th publication of essays and research Jarocho music and tradition. The Tzadik label released an recording of single piano functions in early 2000 known as the Days Work Away.

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Date Of Birth January 25, 1952
Profession Composer, Publisher
Nationality American
Music Songs Dreaming Of Immortality In A Thatched Cottage, Coyote's Bones, Peñasco Blanco, I Have Had To Learn The Simplest Things Last, Nana + Victorio, Another Sunrise, Apple Blossom, Sones De Flor: VI. With A Lilt, Evermore Intense, Jornada Del Muerto: II. Ring Of Bone, Sones De Flor: I. Cantabile & Legato, Sones De Flor: II. Quietly, Ethereal, The Days Run Away, Jornada Del Muerto: IV. The View From Vulture Peak, Sones De Flor: VIII. Accented, Towards Tranquility, Nostalgia Of The Southern Cross, Sones De Flor: VII. ... With Abandon ..., Jornada Del Muerto: I. Hermit Songs, Walk In Beauty: Turquoise Trail, Sones De Flor: IV. Swinging & Rhythmic, Walk In Beauty: Walk In Beauty, Walk In Beauty: A Pine Pitch Basket, Walk In Beauty: Lightning Flash, Walk In Beauty: A Peyote Fan, Sones De Flor: III. With Intensity, Jornada Del Muerto: III. Third Movement, Sones De Flor: V. Distant & Stark, The Fall Of Quang Tri, Victorio - Meditation on Thunder, Dress for War - Enchanted Words, The Incorrigibles - Bonty Time, Nanay, Matachin Dances
Albums The Days Run Away, Three Strange Angels, Another Sunrise, Walk In Beauty, Nana + Victorio, Love Songs (Abel-Steinberg-Winant Trio), Garland: Another Sunrise

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