Julia Wolfe (born December 18, 1958) is an Americancomposer. She was born in Philadelphia and works in New York. Wolfe's music is rhythmically vigorous, assertive, and often clangorously dissonant. As a composer associated with the downtown style of new music she is not averse to drawing on rock and minimalism as primary influences. Her music, however, shows a good deal more rhythmic complexity than is generally found in these genres, hence her music can properly be described as considered postminimalist. December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 kmÂ² (27th) - Land 122,409 kmÂ² - Water 18,795 kmÂ² (13. ... Downtown music is a major subdivision of American music. ... Minimalist music is a genre of post-1960s classical music and experimental music which displays some or all of the following features: emphasis on consonant harmony, if not functional tonality; reiteration of musical phrases, with subtle, gradual, and/or infrequent variation over long periods of time, possibly limited to simple... Postminimalism is a term used in music referring to music influenced by so called minimalism or minimal music. ...
In 1987, Wolfe co-founded the Bang on a Can Festival together with David Lang and Michael Gordon. 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... David Lang (b. ...
As of 2003, Julia Wolfe is on the composition faculty of the Manhattan School of Music Manhattan School of Music The Manhattan School of Music is a music conservatory located in New York City that offers degrees on the bachelors, masters, and doctoratal levels in the areas of classical and jazz performance and composition. ...
New York Composers: Searching for a New Music (1997). Directed by Michael Blackwood. Produced by Michael Blackwood Productions, in association with Westdeutscher Rundfunk. New York, New York: Michael Blackwood Productions.
Bomb Magazine: Julia Wolfe interview by David Krasnow
Schirmer.com: Julia Wolfe
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