Harry Partch

    Harry Partch

    • Harry Partch
    Harry Partch

    Harry Partch

    • Harry Partch

    Harry Partch

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    The Wayward: II. San Francisco-A Setting Of The Cries Of Two Newsboys On A Foggy Night In The TwentiesHarry Partch
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    WindsongHarry Partch
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    The Wayward: III. The LetterHarry Partch
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    Chorus TwoHarry Partch
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    Chorus OneHarry Partch

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        Harry Partch grew up in Tombstone, AZ, and was taught by his family to play the clarinet, harmonica, reed organ, guitar. A self-taught composer, he rode the rails during the early Depression years. Partch was an original theorist on tuning systems, wrote the extraordinary book Genesis of a Music (1949), and an instrument designer and builder from 1938 onwards. His operas, in micro-tonal tunings played on his self-made instruments, were often designed for performers who would tak... Read more

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