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    David Behrman – My Dear Siegfried

    November 13th, 2009

    David Behrman - My Dear Siegfried

    David Behrman is perhaps best-known in music circles for talking Columbia Records into releasing a series of experimental electronic and avant-garde classical records on a subsidiary label called Odyssey back in the late 1960s. (When else could that have happened?) Called Music of Our Time, it has lured many a curious listener into some of that decade’s most adventurous sounds by the likes of John Cage, David Tudor, Morton Feldman, Richard Maxfield, Steve Reich and Pauline Oliveros. So, if you’re flipping through a crate and come across a copy, definitely throw it on your pile. In addition to curating, David took part in the legendary ONCE Festival in the early ’60s, and toured as a member of the Sonic Arts Union and the Merce Cunningham Dance Company over the next 10 years. He has spent subsequent decades as a music professor, as well as producing multi-media installations and concerts in which music software interacts with live performers.

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