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Old 08-26-2005, 11:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default modern composers

I know nothing of this genre, please give me your top 5 modern composers.
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Old 08-26-2005, 03:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I compose classical music. Three cheers for self-promotion.
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Old 05-03-2007, 07:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gyorgy Ligeti (without a doubt)
George Crumb
Witold Lutoslawski
Bela Bartok
Samuel Barber

also check out...Joseph Schwantner, John Corigliano, Robert Beaser, John Cage


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Old 06-05-2007, 03:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Nobuo Uematsu
Yasunori Mitsuda
Jeremy Soule
Basil Paledouris
Danny Elfman

to name a few
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Old 06-06-2007, 09:14 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Otomo Yoshides
john cage
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Old 06-10-2007, 04:30 PM   #7 (permalink)
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John Cage is amazing, Steve Reich also
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so much of this music has been all but completely ignored by the greater public
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She does a bunch of stuff for anime, but Yoko Kanno has some a-grade pieces/material, and her regular staple band/group The Seatbelts is superb.
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1) John Williams
2) Danny Elfman
3) Hans Zimmer
4) Jerry Goldsmith
5) Clint Mansell
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