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A Western Composer Takes His Cues from the East

Composer Lou Harrison studied with Arnold Schoenberg and Henry Cowell, and collaborated with John Cage. But classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz says that a new recording of his music reveals an Asian influence. It's a calming addition to the late-20th century repertory.


Other segments from the episode on November 23, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 23, 1988: Interview with Edwin Newman; Review of Lou Harrison's album "Piano Concerto; Suite for Violin, Piano, and Small Orchestra"; Interview with Patrick…


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