Browse School of Music by Contributor "Patterson, David"
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"I Was a Bum Once Myself": Harry Partch, "U.S. Highball", and the Dust Bowl in the American Imagination (2005)This study casts the young Harry Partch as a composer primed to tap into the nation's fascination with the Dust Bowl and migrant life. After a brief survey of the few works that currently constitute Partch scholarship, ...
(2006)Few artists of the past half century have experienced such a rise in posthumous stature as has Morton Feldman (1926--1987), a composer who began his career in the shadow of his more famous colleague John Cage, but one whose ...