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Same Animal, Different Cages Vol. 3: Civil War Songs (For Solo Harmonica) album art

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The Truth Shall Reign Again Someday
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Waking the Sleepers, Defeating the Wicked
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Orison for Compassionate Leaders
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Dance for Balance, Strength and Will
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Transition Chant

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David First

Biography

Composer David First has explored microtonal systems and pitch bending with instruments ranging from the Casio to the theremin to his electric guitar, and more than one reviewer has pointed out the relation of his music to that of composer Alvin Lucier. While growing up in Philadelphia, First was exposed to opera through his grandmother, a former opera singer, and learned about just intonation and overdubbing from his father. While his primary instrument is the guitar, First als... Read more

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