David Tudor

David Tudor

Real Name:
David Eugene Tudor
Profile:
American pianist and composer of avant-garde music. Originally an organist, he went on to become one of the leading performers of avant-garde piano music, giving first or early performances of works by, to name a few, Pierre Boulez, Morton Feldman, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Christian Wolff, and La Monte Young.

Tudor is particularly associated with John Cage, who wrote a number of compositions for him. He gave the premiere of Cage's Music of Changes, Concerto For Piano and Orchestra, and 4' 33".

He gradually focused less on playing the piano and more on composing his own works, which mainly involved live electronics. In 1992, he took over as music director of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company; many of his pieces were commissioned by Merce Cunningham.

b. January 20, 1926 (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
d. August 13, 1996 (Tomkins Cove, NY, USA)
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David Tudor Discography Tracks

Albums

John Cage / David Tudor John Cage / David Tudor - Indeterminacy: New Aspect Of Form In Instrumental And Electronic Music (Album) Folkways Records US 1959 Sell This Version
John Cage Assisted By David Tudor John Cage Assisted By David Tudor - Variations IV Volume II (Album) Everest US 1965 Sell This Version
John Cage With David Tudor John Cage With David Tudor - Variations IV Everest, Everest US 1966 Sell This Version
David Tudor A Second Wind For Organ (Comp) Odyssey US 1968 Sell This Version
none John Cage And David Tudor / Country Joe & The Fish* John Cage And David Tudor / Country Joe & The Fish* - Sounds(10") Communicating The Gospel Today none US 1968 Sell This Version
David Tudor Microphone (Album) Cramps Records Italy 1978 Sell This Version
GR-EB 1 David Tudor Rainforest IV(LP, Album) Edition Block, Gramavision GR-EB 1 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
David Tudor Pulsers / Untitled (Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. US 1984 Sell This Version
VR 1092 Gordon Mumma With Pauline Oliveros And David Tudor Gordon Mumma With Pauline Oliveros And David Tudor - Mesa / Pontpoint / Fwyyn(LP, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. VR 1092 US 1986 Sell This Version
David Tudor David Tudor Plays Cage & Tudor (Album) Ear-Rational Records Germany 1993 Sell This Version
hat ART CD 6142 Karlheinz Stockhausen - David Tudor Karlheinz Stockhausen - David Tudor - Klavier Stuecke(CD, Album) hat ART hat ART CD 6142 Switzerland 1994 Sell This Version
LCD 1602 David Tudor Neural Synthesis Nos. 6-9(2xCD, Album) Lovely Music, Ltd. LCD 1602 US 1995 Sell This Version
hat ART CD 6181 David Tudor Piano Avant-Garde(CD, Album) hat ART hat ART CD 6181 Switzerland 1996 Sell This Version
David Tudor Rainforest (Album) Mode US 1998 Sell This Version
80540-2 David Tudor & John Cage David Tudor & John Cage - Rainforest II / Mureau(2xCD, Album) New World Records 80540-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
John Cage - David Tudor John Cage - David Tudor - Music Of Changes (Album) hat[now]ART Switzerland 2001 Sell This Version
EMF CD 054 David Tudor Live Electronic Music(CD, Album) Electronic Music Foundation EMF CD 054 US 2004 Sell This Version
80651-2 David Tudor & Gordon Mumma David Tudor & Gordon Mumma - Rainforest / 4 Mographs, 2 Sections From Gestures II(CD, Album) New World Records 80651-2 US 2006 Sell This Version
Ed. RZ 1018-19 David Tudor Music For Piano(2xCD, Album) Edition RZ Ed. RZ 1018-19 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
K. Stockhausen* - David Tudor, Christoph Caskel K. Stockhausen* - David Tudor, Christoph Caskel - Kontakte Für Elektronische Klänge, Klavier Und Schlagzeug (Album) WERGO Germany Unknown Sell This Version
FT 3704 John Cage, David Tudor John Cage, David Tudor - Indeterminacy: New Aspect Of Form In Instrumental And Electronic Music (LP) Folkways Records FT 3704 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

none Marcel Duchamp, Teeny Duchamp, John Cage, David Tudor, Gordon Mumma, David Behrman, Lowell Cross Marcel Duchamp, Teeny Duchamp, John Cage, David Tudor, Gordon Mumma, David Behrman, Lowell Cross - "Reunion " Toronto 1968(Flexi, 7", Num) Not On Label none Japan 1970 Sell This Version

Compilations

80737-2 David Tudor The Art Of David Tudor 1963–1992 (7xCD, Comp) New World Records 80737-2 US 2013 Sell This Version

Videos

none David Tudor Bandoneon ! (A Combine)(DVD-V, D/Sided, NTSC, PAL) Experiments In Art And Technology, ARTPIX none US 2009 Sell This Version