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George Crumb (born October 24, 1929) is an American composer of modern and avant garde music. He is noted as an explorer of unusual timbres. Examples include spoken flute (one speaks while blowing into the instrument) and glass marbles poured onto an open piano.

After initially being influenced by Anton Webern, Crumb became interested in exploring unusual timbres. He often asks for instruments to be played in unusual…

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  • Tag this with "composers in berets". [2]
  • Makrokosmos III. Music for a Summer Evening is incredible, especially Music for the Starry Night. Why can't I scrobble cds, because this is in my player almost everyday, multiple times.
  • Ancient Voices... is so wonderful.
  • Bridge Records George Crumb Edition & other Crumb recordings (Mutter, Kronos Quartet, Eighth Blackbird) in one Spotify playlist http://www.spotifyclassical.com/2012/04/bridge-george-crumb-edition-few-more.html
  • That's useful .
  • Tag this with "composers in berets".
  • Ancient Voices of Children is an elaborately beautiful piece.
  • Some good music
  • ¿Porqué nací entre espejos?
  • this dude is fucking serious

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