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RZEWSKI, Frederic: The People United Will Never Be Defeated

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The People United Will Never Be Defeated!' by the left-wing composer and pianist Frederic Rzewski is a landmark in American piano literature. The work comprises 36 variations on a protest song of the same name by the Chilean composer Sergio Ortega. Almost every bar is laden with pianistic virtuosity, yet the listener is carried through some very complex music in a wholly natural way. The variations themselves all symbolize the different phases and aspects of a struggle: from angry, highly-energized modernism, via melancholic references to blues, calculated dense polyphony and nostalgic folk-music to written-out free jazz passages. Rzewski's popular 'Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues', written in 1979 as part of the set 'North American Ballads', forms a fitting counterpart.
Item number 8559360
Barcode 636943936023
Release date 03/03/2008
Category Instrumental | Classical Music
Label Naxos Records | Naxos American Classics
Media type CD
Number of units 1
Artists Raat, Ralph van
Composers Rzewski, Frederic
Producers Rawyn Productions
Disc: 1
4 North American Ballads: No. 4. Winnsboro Cotton
1 The People United will never be Defeated
2 4 North American Ballads: No. 4. Winnsboro Cotton
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