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John Corigliano is an American composer of classical music. The son of a violinist, studied at Columbia University, before embarking on a varied musical career. As a composer, his earlier works develop further the musical language of composers such as Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and their contemporaries, followed by a period of wider experiment in the use of more varied musical materials. His opera The Ghosts of Versailles was staged at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1992, when… read more

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  • Avatar for innercities
    the dawn music from symphony no.2 is wonderful. and the night music from 3, while I'm at it...
  • Avatar for leo00o83
    hearing altered states for the first time now... WOW! what ---a---- trip!
  • Avatar for endote
    @Epitymbidia just listening to him for the first time, and sure enough it's 'the red violin'. i'll check out 'altered states'.
  • Avatar for yu00
    Very interesting composer, I'm surprised that he's so underlistened.
  • Avatar for Arielbla
    kto kurwa napisał "filcharmonii"? ; o
  • Avatar for KZ
    KZ
    his piano concerto is pretty good accessible yet forward thinking
  • Avatar for J0N
    J0N
    he has a lot more music than all this, like violin concertos, clarinet concerto, piano concerto, even flute concerto, and a lot of more orchestral pieces.
  • Avatar for thomasgwarrior
    Second Hallucination off of the Altered States OST is one of the most intense pieces of music ever created! Awesome!
  • Avatar for Epitymbidia
    Still no entry... but he's so great. Most of the people seem to only know his work for "The Red Violin" though, which truly is wonderful, but I higly also recommend "Altered States"...

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