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Composer: Cherney, Brian (b. 1942)

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Year of birth1942
NationalityCanada
Period20th century
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Canadian music then and now at New Music Concerts in Toronto

Tuba, flute and piano trio; image  ©  Stanley Fefferman
The Imagist poet William Carlos Williams wrote “so much depends upon a red wheel barrow”. Modern music composed in Canada “so much depends upon” John Weinzweig, who first brought modern compositional techniques to Canada in the 1940s and taught them to virtually everybody until his passing in 2006.
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