New Music America #1

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  • New Music America #1

  • Artist: Skip Blumberg
  • Year: 1980
  • Duration: 26:00
  • Country: United States
  • Early performances by some of the best known new music artists are captured in this document of the first New Music America Festival in Minneapolis in 1980. Selections include David Byrne rehearsing a stirring avant-garde composition for string octet, composer Richard Lerman wiring fifty bicycles for sound in Music for Bicycle Orchestmra, Laurie Anderson performing "O, Superman"  in an excerpt from her acclaimed performance, United States of America, and Charlie Morrow presenting a new wave marching-band piece, "Slow Reveille."

  • Accession #: 1764
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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