R. Murray Schafer

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    String Quartet No. 3: Slowly, but with great passionR. Murray Schafer
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    String Quartet No. 1R. Murray Schafer
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    String Quartet No. 5 "Rosalind"R. Murray Schafer
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    String Quartet No. 2 "Waves"R. Murray Schafer
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    String Quartet No. 4: I. Very slowly and expressively, II. Fast and very energetic, III. In memoriamR. Murray Schafer

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        R. Murray Schafer has been established since the 1970s as Canada's premier composer, though he is known equally well outside that country for both his educational theories and for developing the idea of the "soundscape." His major compositional endeavor has been Patria, an as-yet-uncompleted series of 12 theatrical/operatic works begun in 1966. His music and writing reflect an omnivorous, and almost totally self-directed, education and always a concern for the human scale in mus... Read more

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