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The Group For Contemporary Music

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American ensemble, founded in 1962 by Harvey Sollberger and Charles Wuorinen, now defunct. It was the first contemporary music ensemble based at a university and run by composers. It was the first collection of musicians joined in ensemble to present new music exclusively and appropriately, with the necessary preparation, in time and understanding.

        

Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Vol. 3: Alphabetical Ashbery, Fourth Piano Sonata, It Happens Like ThisCharles Wuorinen, loadbang, Anne-Marie McDermott, The Group For Contemporary Music2017Album
Tashi • Percussion Quartet • FortuneCharles Wuorinen, The New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, The Group For Contemporary Music2007Compil.
String Sextet And Other WorksCharles Wuorinen - The Chamber Music Society Of Lincoln Center, Tashi, The Group For Contemporary Music2006Compil.
Soli e DuettiniMilton Babbitt, The Group For Contemporary Music2006Album
The Man From Midian • Sonata For Violin And PianoStefan Wolpe – Cameron Grant, James Winn, Jorja Fleezanis, Garrick Ohlsson, The Group For Contemporary Music2006Album
Piano Quintet / Lightenings viii / The Mission Of Virgil / Percussion QuartetCharles Wuorinen - The Group For Contemporary Music1998Album
String Quartets Nos. 2 And 3 / Reflections On The Nature Of Water / Dark WindJacob Druckman, The Group For Contemporary Music1998Album
Soli E DuettiniMilton Babbitt - The Group For Contemporary Music1996Album
From The Other Side Quodlibets II NotturnoDonald Martino - The Group For Contemporary Music1994Album
Eight Compositions (1948-1993)Elliott Carter, The Group For Contemporary Music1994Album
Fortune / Tashi / Violin Variations / Cello Variations II / Album LeafCharles Wuorinen - The Group For Contemporary Music1994Album
String QuartetMorton Feldman, The Group For Contemporary Music1994Album
String Quintet · Canons · Six Pieces For Violoncello · First String QuartetRoger Sessions, The Group For Contemporary Music1993Album
Trios (1981-1985)Charles Wuorinen / The Group For Contemporary Music1993Album
Works by Michelle Ekizian • Louis KarchinMichelle Ekizian, Louis Karchin / The Group For Contemporary Music, Harvey Sollberger, Andrea Cawelti, Benjamin Hudson1992Album
Second String Quartet / String Quartet No. 1 / String Quartet No. 1Charles Wuorinen / Jonathan Harvey / Wayne Peterson / The Group For Contemporary Music1992Album
Chamber WorksCharles Wuorinen - The Group For Contemporary Music, Garrick Ohlsson1990Album
EphemerisNicolas Roussakis - The Group For Contemporary Music1982Album
Twentieth Anniversary Celebration (Arabia Felix / Angel And Stone / Voyage)The Group For Contemporary Music - Charles Wuorinen / Harvey Sollberger / Nicolas Roussakis1982Album
Echoi/Time CycleLukas Foss, The Group For Contemporary Music, Improvisation Chamber Ensemble1964Album
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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