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This Philadelphia-based composer was known primarily through his live synthesizer performances on classic Buchla equipment, his scores for dance and theater, and his musical collaborations. Charles Cohen began playing the rare Buchla Music Easel synthesizer in 1976, and became known as a master of the instrument. His improvised compositions and recordings were vibrant and joyous, ranging from quizzical abstract pieces to warmer melodic numbers. Like many other composer-performer... Read more

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