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Title Milton Babbitt : a composers' memorial : scores and texts to his memory.

Imprint Red Hook, N.Y. : Open Space ; Seattle, Wash. : Perspectives of New Music ; 2012.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Talbott: Circulating Collection  M1 .M55 O7    Available  ---
Description 1 score (409 pages) ; 28 cm.
Note Solo instrumental, electronic, vocal, chamber, and jazz works; some consist solely of descriptions of electronic works.
Works written in honor of Babbitt or based on his compositions.
Language Vocal works have English words.
Note Issued as Perspectives of new music, volume 49/2 special supplement (Spring 2012) and Open space magazine special issue 14 (April 2012), which contain scores for all works and articles on Babbitt.
"This volume is a companion to the 4-cd album pnm/os cd 3 published jointly by perspectives of new music and open space"--Preliminary page
Each score accompanied by program notes by the composer.
Texts and essays follow score.
Contents Scores and notes : In memory of Milton / Samuel Adler -- Too slow / Newton Armstrong -- Compulsive loves / John Aylward -- Call it what you will / Matthew Barber -- XET : last dance for Milton / Elaine Barkin -- The memory of all that : a sonnet of John Donne for Milton Babbitt / Benjamin Boretz -- Milton Babbitt in memoriam / Martin Boykan -- The shape of the voice 1 : Milton Babbitt / Warren Burt -- For Milton / Christian Carey -- Tre Duetti / Elliott Carter -- Things are / Eleanor Cory -- Trio for toy piano / Stephen Dembski -- Babbittelle / Brian Fennelly -- Duetude / Carlton Gamer -- Double song / Matthew Greenbaum -- Is it serous? / Joel Gressel -- red is the rows / Elizabeth Hoffman -- Clusters / Hubert Howe -- Now all set / Laura Karpman -- Finger tips / Paul Lansky -- In memoriam M.B. / Andrew Mead -- For M.B. / John Melby -- Odds and ends / Robert Morris -- The way it was / J.K. Randall -- Ferocious alphabets / James Romig -- Vibraphone solo VI / David Saperstein -- Tints for Milton / Wayne Slawson -- On ear and ear / Hilary Tann -- Steps / Joan Tower -- Laudate Milton Babbitt / Rolv Yttrehus.
Texts : Soft speaking / Jeffrey Kresky -- Remembering Milton / Nathan Shields -- Milton Babbitt and the American mainstream / Benjamin Boretz -- On Milton's language / Benjamin Boretz -- Conversation piece / Elaine R. Barkin -- Milton at the Princeton seminars : a remembrance / Carlton Gamer -- The age of Milton / Martin Brody -- What did Milton mean by his music? / Benjamin Boretz -- Making connections / Andrew Mead -- Structure and infra-structure in Milton Babbitt's music / Robert Morris.
Performer CDs: Various performers, listed in liner notes.
Subject Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011 -- Songs and music.
Genre/Form Memorial music.
Subject Chamber music -- Scores.
Genre/Form Electronica (Music)
Computer music.
Subject Piano music.
Violin music.
Viola music.
Vibraphone music.
Violin and cello music -- Scores.
Violin and piano music -- Scores.
Flute and piano music -- Scores.
Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Songs (High voice) with electronics.
Clarinet and flute music -- Scores.
Violin music (Violins (2)) -- Scores.
Clarinet and violin music -- Scores.
Genre/Form Jazz.
Subject Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011.
Added Author Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011.
Kresky, Jeffrey, 1948- Contributor.
Shields, Nathan (Composer) Contributor.
Brody, Martin, 1949- Contributor.
Adler, Samuel, 1928- In memory of Milton.
Armstrong, Newton, 1970- Too slow.
Aylward, John. Compulsive loves.
Barber, Matthew, 1980- Call it what you will.
Barkin, Elaine, 1932- Xtet.
Boretz, Benjamin. Memory of all that.
Boykan, Martin. Milton Babbitt in memoriam.
Burt, Warren, 1949- Shape of the voice.
Carey, Christian. For Milton.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Duets, violin, cello.
Cory, Eleanor, 1943- Things are.
Dembski, Stephen. Trio.
Fennelly, Brian. Babbittelle.
Gamer, Carlton. Duetude.
Greenbaum, Matthew, 1950- Double song.
Gressel, Joel, 1943- Is it serious?
Hoffman, Elizabeth, 1961- Red is the rows.
Howe, Hubert S., Jr., 1942- Clusters.
Karpman, Laura. Now all set.
Lansky, Paul, 1944- Notes to self. Finger tips.
Mead, Andrew Washburn. In memoriam M. B.
Melby, John, 1941- For M. B.
Morris, Robert, 1943- Odds.
Morris, Robert, 1943- Ends.
Randall, J. K., 1929-2014. Way it was.
Romig, James, 1971- Ferocious alphabets.
Saperstein, David, 1948- Solos, vibraphone, no. 6.
Slawson, Wayne. Tints for Milton.
Tann, Hilary. On ear and ear ...
Tower, Joan, 1938- Steps.
Yttrehus, Rolv. Laudate Milton Babbitt.
Added Title Composers' memorial
Note Subtitle on cover: Scores and texts in memoriam
Added Title Perspectives of new music. Vol. 49, no. 2 bis.
Open Space magazine. Issue 14.