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Luciano Berio (October 24, 1925 – May 27, 2003) was an Italian composer. He is noted for his work (in particular his 1968 composition Sinfonia for voices and orchestra) and also for his pioneering work in music.

He was born in Oneglia (now Borgo d'Oneglia, a small village 3 km N of Imperia) and he was taught the piano by his father and grandfather, who were both organists. During World War II he was conscripted into the army, but… read more

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  • When Stuart Dempster shouts "WHY?" during his playing of the sequenza for trombone that pretty accurately sums up what playing any of them is like.
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  • I've listened "Sequenza Ixb" for alto sax and it is very hard to play this with your sax
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  • He does have some odd pieces like that, yes. Rendering is another one. You kind of wonder why he didn't do more with his source material.
  • I listened to Sequenzas. Then I listened to Folk Songs. Is this actually the same guy?

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