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Scratch Orchestralocked

  • Kathryn Gleasman Pisaro


An orchestra devoted to the performance, composition, understanding and dissemination of experimental music, founded in 1969 by the English composer Cornelius Cardew with Michael Parsons and Howard Skempton. The orchestra’s immediate precursors were the English improvisation group AMM and Cardew’s class on experimental music at Morley College; its manifesto was published in the ...

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Musical Times
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