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Nicolas Flagello

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Nicolas Flagello was one of the last American composers to embrace the values of traditional romanticism. That is, he regarded music as a personal medium for emotional and spiritual expression, and adopted a language rooted in the forms, techniques, and aesthetics of the Western classical tradition. This view, highly unfashionable during the 1950s and 60s, when musical composition was dominated by serialism and other formalistic approaches, prevented Flagello's music from gainin... Read more

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