Jim Fassett

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    First Movement (Andante E Iirico)Jim Fassett
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    Yellow Warbler, Blackburnian Warbler, Song Sparrow, Vesper SparrowJim Fassett
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        Jim Fassett is celebrated among experimental music enthusiasts for his 1960 masterpiece Symphony of the Birds, which fused the principles of the symphonic idiom with the practices of musique concr+¿te to forge a complex, otherworldly sound assembled entirely from ornithological field recordings. Little is known about Fassett's early years -- according to the SpaceAgePop website, he was born in 1904, and began his formative career in radio, appearing on Boston station WBZ during ... Read more

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