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Who is Alvin Curran?
Alvin Curran is an American composer. He is also the co-founder, with Frederic Rzewski and Richard Teitelbaum, of Musica Elettronica Viva, and a former student of Elliott Carter. Curran's music often makes use of electronics and environmental found sounds.
- also known as Curran, Alvin
- born on (77 years ago) in Providence
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Composer, professor, musician, film score composer, teacher
- member of musical group Musica Elettronica Viva
- albums: "Animal Behavior", "Lost Marbles", "Theme Park", "Songs and Views of the Magnetic Garden", "Canti Illuminati", "Maritime Rites", "Electric Rags II", "Shofar Rags", "Our Ur", "Fiori chiari, fiori oscuri"
- award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Music Composition)
- official website: www.alvincurran.com
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by Nicole V. Gagné
Musica Elettronica Viva, better known as MEV, was founded in Rome in 1966 by Allan Bryant, Alvin Curran, Jon Phetteplace, Carol Plantamura, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum, and Ivan Vandor. Dedicated to playing composed and ...
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Alvin Curran [USA] Gardening with John
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