The Barton Workshop




The Barton Workshop




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The Barton Workshop is an Amsterdam-based ensemble founded in 1989 by American composer-trombonist James Fulkerson. The ensemble is committed to performing experimental music. They primarily create "composer portrait" concerts, usually in collaboration with the composers, providing either an overview or an in-depth representation of the chosen composer's work. The Barton Workshop has collaborated with composers such as Alvin Lucier, Christian Wolff, Nicolas Collins, Steve Lacy, Philip Corner, Hyo-shin Na and Frank Denyer, giving world and European premieres of works by all of the above plus Galina Ustvolskaya, Henryk Gorecki, Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, James Fulkerson, Jerry Hunt and others. They have made important multi-CD recordings of Morton Feldman, John Cage, Christian Wolff, Alvin Lucier, Philip Corner and James Tenney in addition to single CD recordings of Jerry Hunt, Galina Ustvolskaja, James Drew, Fulkerson, Denyer, Tenney, Wolff, Cage, and Feldman.


Related Resources:

Frank Denyer - Silenced Voices (mode 198)
                        Faint Traces (mode 151)
Morton Feldman - Volume 5: Voices and Instruments (mode 107)
                             Volume 9: Composing by Numbers (mode 146)
James Tenney - Melody, Ergodicity and Indeterminacy (mode 185)
Christian Wolff - I Like to Think of Harriet Tubman. (mode 69)
                          (Re):Making Music (mode 133/134)

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