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  • David Schiff


(b New York, 11 Dec 1908; d New York, 5 Nov 2012). American composer. One of the most respected composers of the second half of the 20th century, he has blended the achievements of European modernism and American ‘ultra-modernism’ into a unique style of surging rhythmic vitality, intense dramatic contrast and innovative facture....

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