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Henry Cowell, March 11th birthday

PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:44 am
by Chris P
here's Persian Set from 1957:
https://youtu.be/uB5BRyE_Wwk

First piece of his that I've given a proper listen to. Like it.
Doing a quick scan of his life on wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cowell
It has some strange episodes in it

Re: Henry Cowell, March 11th birthday

PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 10:26 am
by NormanD
Thanks for introducing me to Henry Cowell, Chris. I'll gladly explore more.

I'm not sure about this piece, though. Put nicely, 'orientalist overtones' might be one way of describing it. More critically - as one below the line comment puts it: 'Fry's Turkish Delight'