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8 thoughts on “ Canon A - Joanna MacGregor - Bach* / Nancarrow* - Counterpoint (CD, Album)

  1. Quaver-durations of a very fast tempo of 5,5,6,4; 5,5,3,4; 5,4,3,3,2 (I am quoting MacGregor again) in Study No. 11, end in a fantastic virtuoso uproar and remind one of a related complexity in “Canon B”, the second of the Three Canons for Ursula. The difficulties are immense but in Joanna MacGregor such music has a superlative champion.
  2. Conlon Nancarrow was an iconoclastic American composer who wrote in an utterly new way using new instrumental resources. While isolated from the main currents of music, he was virtually ignored by the public and his colleagues until the s. In the s composer György Ligeti said Nancarrow was writing "the best music by any living composer.".
  3. Joanna MacGregor's career is practically built on a reinvention of the star virtuoso tradition, applied to the often cerebral and style-oblivious world of contemporary music.
  4. Apr 07,  · – Canon at the octave – Canon at the tenth – Canon at the twelfth – Canon with following voice inverted and augmented – Contrapunctus 12, rectus [inversus.
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  6. Erik Satie; Joanna MacGregor: 1: Sonata and Interludes for Prepared Piano: Canons and Studies: John Cage, Conlon Nancarrow; Joanna MacGregor: 1 — French Suites: Johann Sebastian Bach; Joanna MacGregor: 1 — The Art of Fugue; 6 French Suites: Joanna MacGregor: 1 — The Music of George Gershwin: George Gershwin; Joanna MacGregor: 1.
  7. Joanna Clare MacGregor was born on July 16, , to Alfred and Angela (Hughes) MacGregor of Willesden, North London, England. The oldest of three siblings, MacGregor has one sister and one brother. The trio was home-schooled by their mother until MacGregor, at age 11, was enrolled for formal schooling at the South Hampstead School for Girls.
  8. May 05,  · Joanna MacGregor is thought of as one of the world’s most wide-ranging and innovative musicians and has pursued a life connecting many genres of music defying categorizations. She has performed in over sixty countries often appearing as a solo artist with many of the world's leading orchestras.

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