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Lou Silver Harrison (May 14, 1917 – February 2, 2003) was an American . He was a student of Henry Cowell, Arnold Schönberg, and K.P.H. Notoprojo (also known as K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat or Pak Cokro).

Harrison is particularly noted for incorporating elements of the music of non-Western cultures into his work, with a number of pieces featuring traditional Indonesian instruments, and several more featuring versions of them made out of tin cans and other materials. The majority… read more

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  • Avatar for JeddWalker
    I wish Lou Harrison were more widely known.
  • Avatar for B33D13Z
    Can't believe gamelan.
  • Avatar for DigiDan
    Please upvote the new images I uploaded.
  • Avatar for n-r-drake
    Not that hard to believe dude, his great grandfather studied with Lou Harrison. Also great grandfather of the other dude can't believe he studied.
  • Avatar for thrafnnoyes
    Lou Harrison completely changed my thinking about music and inspired me to start building homemade instruments and explore sound art. Harrison's home made gamelan is at Harvard, I'd recommend everyone interested in his stuff to try and check it out.
  • Avatar for iamholgerczukay
    Believe in yourself and you can achieve anything.
  • Avatar for derekpiotr
    My great grandfather can't believe I studied.
  • Avatar for aasdfasf
    My great grandfather can't believe I studied with this man
  • Avatar for Aeroaviones
    His great grandfather can't believe this is my dude
  • Avatar for tokyochorus
    Can't believe this man studied with my great grandfather. [2]

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