Charles Wuorinen

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Charles Peter Wuorinen (pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrɪnən/, born June 9, 1938) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer of contemporary classical music based in New York City.

His catalog of more than 260 compositions includes works for orchestra, opera, and chamber music, as well as solo instrumental and vocal works. Salman Rushdie and Annie Proulx have collaborated with him. Wuorinen's work has been described as serialist, but he has come to disparage that term as meaningless.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 Time's Encomium (For Synthesized & Processed Synthesized Sound) Charles Wuorinen 1
1988 The Golden Dance / Piano Concerto No. 3 Charles Wuorinen 1
1993 Works for Violin and Piano Charles Wuorinen 1
1995 A Winter's Tale Charles Wuorinen; Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Mark Markham 1
2002 Lepton Charles Wuorinen 1
The Contemporary Composer in the USA: Quartet No. 3 / String Quartet Babbitt, Wuorinen; Fine Arts Quartet 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Wuorinen: Third Piano Sonata / Bagatelle / Capriccio / Feldman: Palais de Mari Wuorinen, Feldman; Alan Feinberg 1

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