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Composer Milton Babbitt's influence on contemporary music is inestimable. His innovative use of the human voice, his infusions of electronic tape sounds into live performances, his serial compositional techniques and pioneering work in synthesized sound, all broke new ground in the music world. His compositions, with their twelve-tone structures, complex mathematical tonal combinations, and synthetic sounds, offered up with…

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  • what is this home?
  • "Mr. Babbitt was regarded as the standard-bearer of the ultrarational extreme in American composition." - My kind of music. HIGH MODERNISM FTW
  • If I were going to be a 20th century composer, I would have wanted to be Milton Babbitt. Or maybe Morton Feldman.
  • alguma alma caridosa poderia escrever a biografia acima... daqui a pouco a last.fm vai ter que contratar redatores.
  • Just got the bad news. Let’s care for him by listening to his work. Enjoying pieces for piano right now, I sincerely recommend http://www.last.fm/music/Milton+Babbitt/_/Tableaux+(1973) reqviescat in pace
  • Although he was 94 it still felt like he had much more to give. Brilliant man! RIP
  • You can watch a documentary film about Babbitt on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sf_Zfpq3gqk
  • Rest in peace.
  • R.I.P.
  • rip

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