Steven Mackey
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Of the younger American composers who have come to prominence in the 1990s (such as Aaron Jay Kernis or John Corigliano), Steve Mackey is perhaps the most independent of any "school" of composition. At the same time, his music shows an internal consistency of compositional technique (microtones and alternative tunings are common, and rhythm is usually kept fairly regular) and inspiration (references to popular music, especially the electric guitar textures of 1970s arena rock, a... Read more

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