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The Barton Workshop

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  • Born: Nice, France
  • Years Active: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Studied a few weeks with John Cage, but otherwise self-taught. Pianist, guitarist. Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard. Pioneered scores in open instrumentation, in open cueing systems, scores for non-musicians, and, along with others, scores in verbal instructions only. Teacher, Classics Department at Harvard (1962-70), lecturer Darmstadt 1972 and 74, Classics/Comp. Lit. & Music at Dartmouth. Changing the System (1973), Peace Marches 1, 2 & 3 (1984), Black Song Organ Preludes (1987), Play (1968), For Five or Ten Players (1962).