Skip to comments.William Duckworth, An Innovative Voice In Music And Teaching, Silenced At 69
Posted on 09/16/2012 3:23:30 PM PDT by EveningStar
The music world has lost a quietly innovative and influential voice. Composer, professor, author and performer William Duckworth has died at age 69...
Duckworth, who claimed to be the founder of postminimalism, wrote some 200 compositions...
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THE William Duckworth? Writer of the fantastic text “Music Fundamentals”?
This book was brilliantly laid out. For anyone who didn’t know music or even someone like myself who knew only the minimal basics.
I lost this book the last week of semester ages ago and regretted it ever since. I wanted to buy it the next semester because it was so good. But, that’s when the music dept. decided to change texts, of course!
Pretty interesting...first time I’ve ever heard of him but I like what I’m hearing!
His theory book,written along with one of my professors, was less than spectacular.
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