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Kenneth Gaburo (July 5, 1926 in Somerville, New Jersey; - January 26, 1993 in Iowa City, Iowa) was an American composer. July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Somerville is a borough located in Somerset County, New Jersey. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Old Capitol Building in February 2005 Iowa City is a city located in Johnson County, Iowa, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 62,220. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ...


Gaburo was a highly influential teacher, his students including notable figures such as James Tenney. James Tenney (August 10, 1934 in Silver City, NM) is an American composer and influential music theorist. ...


He most often made innovative use of electronics and has explored both tonality, serialism, and what he calls "compositional linguistics" such as in his LINGUA series (Listening). He has also written minimal pieces such as The Flow of (u) for three voices singing unison. Tonality is the character of music written with hierarchical relationships of pitches, rhythms, and chords to a center or tonic. ... Serialism is the structural principle according to which a recurring series of ordered elements (normally a set - or row - of pitches or pitch classes) rotates throughout a piece of music to give it basic unity. ... Broadly conceived, linguistics is the scientific study of human language, and a linguist is someone who engages in this study. ... Kenneth Gaburo (July 5, 1926 in Somerville, New Jersey; - January 26, 1993 in Iowa City, Iowa) was an American composer. ... Minimalism describes movements in various forms of art and design, especially visual art and music, where the work is stripped down to its most fundamental features. ... UNISON logo UNISON Head office. ...

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Discography

  • Kenneth Gaburo: Five Works For Voices, Instruments, and Electronics (2002). New World Records 80585-2. Featuring:
  1. Antiphony IV (Poised)
  2. String Quartet in One Movement
  3. Mouth-Piece: Sextet for Solo Trumpet
  4. Antiphony III (Pearl-white moments)
  5. The Flow of (u)

The Flow of (u) is a pieces for three soprano voices by Kenneth Gaburo written in 1974. ...

Further reading

Vol. 33 No. 1212 of Perspectives of New Music is a "A Kenneth Gaburo Memorial".


External links

  • Kenneth Gaburo Web Page "This site is devoted to the extraordinary life and work of Kenneth Gaburo: teacher, composer, pianist, publisher, writer, thinker, linguist, ensemble director, and one of the most radical experimental geniuses of the 20th century."

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Kenneth Gaburo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (185 words)
Kenneth Gaburo (July 5, 1926 in Somerville, New Jersey; - January 26, 1993 in Iowa City, Iowa) was an American composer.
Gaburo was a highly influential teacher, his students including notable figures such as James Tenney.
Kenneth Gaburo Web Page "This site is devoted to the extraordinary life and work of Kenneth Gaburo: teacher, composer, pianist, publisher, writer, thinker, linguist, ensemble director, and one of the most radical experimental geniuses of the 20th century."
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Kenneth Gaburo (1926-1993) is renowned as a teacher, pioneer of electronics in music, jazz pianist, writer, ecologist, publisher, and proponent of compositional linguistics.
Gaburo lived in the Anzo-Borrego desert writing and teaching from 1980 until 1983.
Gaburo's archive is housed at the University of Illinois Music Library and Lingua Press is represented by Frog Peak Music.
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