The Music of Harry Partch

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Sonorama

The Music of Harry Partch

Hosted by Elliott Sharp , David Weinstein
Part of the keyboard of the Chromalodeon, one of Partch's custom instruments.
Part of the keyboard of the Chromalodeon, one of Partch's custom instruments.

The essence of the outsider composer Harry Partch (1901-1974), who was one of the first post-Bach, equal temperament era, Western composers to work with microtonal scales. Partch built custom-made instruments and created his own tuning systems in the service of what he called "Corporeal Music."

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