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  • Chris Walton


(b Geneva, Dec 30, 1946; d Geneva, Oct 8, 1993). Swiss composer. She studied the piano in Geneva, then with Agosti in Rome. In 1971 she began to study composition with Guyonnet and later attended courses by Boulez and Pousseur. In 1975 she was appointed to teach audio-visual studies at the Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel in Geneva. Her works, both instrumental and audio-visual, have been performed throughout Europe and the Americas. Her fascination for instrumental timbres, often explored over a slow-moving harmonic background (as in ...

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