The Gate 5 Ensemble was the performing unit of Harry Partch.
Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an iconoclastic American composer, musical theorist, philosophic instrument builder, raconteur, hobo, artist. He was one of the first twentieth-century composers to work extensively and systematically with microtonal scales, writing much of his music for instruments he built himself, tuned in 11-limit just intonation.
Partch was born on June 24, 1901 in Oakland, California. Both his parents were Presbyterian missionaries. He… read more
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|3||Castor and Pollux (from Plectra and Percussion Dances)||
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