George Crumb

Real Name:
George Henry Crumb
Profile:
American composer of modern classical and avant-garde music, born October 24, 1929 in Charleston, West Virginia and died February 6, 2022 in Media, Pennsylvania (aged 92). Noted for exploring unusual timbres, alternative forms of notation, and extended instrumental and vocal techniques. Defined music as "a system of proportions in the service of spiritual impulse". Married to Elizabeth Crumb. Father of Ann Crumb and David Crumb.
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CRI USD 218 George Crumb / Robert Erickson George Crumb / Robert Erickson - Night Music I / Chamber Concerto Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI USD 218 US 1967 Sell This Version
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CRI 233 USD Trio / Eleven Echoes Of Autumn, 1965 — George Crumb Stefan Wolpe / George Crumb Stefan Wolpe / George Crumb - Trio / Eleven Echoes Of Autumn, 1965(LP, Album) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI 233 USD US 1969 Sell This Version
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H-71255 Ancient Voices Of Children — George Crumb George Crumb Ancient Voices Of Children (Album) Nonesuch H-71255 UK 1971 Sell This Version
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0654 085 Portraits Of Three Ladies (American) / Madrigals, Books I-IV — George Crumb Edwin London / George Crumb Edwin London / George Crumb - Portraits Of Three Ladies (American) / Madrigals, Books I-IV(LP) Acoustic Research 0654 085 Europe 1971 Sell This Version
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CRI SD 283 Black Angels (For Electric String Quartet) / String Quartet No. 6 / Sonatina — George Crumb George Crumb / Charles Jones (4) With Paul Zukofsky George Crumb / Charles Jones (4) With Paul Zukofsky - Black Angels (For Electric String Quartet) / String Quartet No. 6 / Sonatina (Album) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 283 US 1972 Sell This Version
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TV-S 34523 Madrigals — George Crumb George Crumb Madrigals(LP) Turnabout TV-S 34523 US 1973 Sell This Version
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DC7155, DC 7155, DC-7155 Concertino For Chamber Orchestra / Songs, Drones And Refrains Of Death — George Crumb Roger Sessions / George Crumb Roger Sessions / George Crumb - Concertino For Chamber Orchestra / Songs, Drones And Refrains Of Death(LP) Desto, Desto, Desto DC7155, DC 7155, DC-7155 US 1973 Sell This Version
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6500 881 Black Angels / String Quartet No. 2 / String Quartet No. 2 — George Crumb Crumb* / Raxach* / De Leeuw*, Gaudeamus String Quartet Crumb* / Raxach* / De Leeuw*, Gaudeamus String Quartet - Black Angels / String Quartet No. 2 / String Quartet No. 2 Philips 6500 881 Europe 1974 Sell This Version
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H-71293 Makrokosmos, Volume I — George Crumb George Crumb Makrokosmos, Volume I (Album) Nonesuch H-71293 US 1974 Sell This Version
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MAQ 32739 Voice Of The Whale / Night Of The Four Moons — George Crumb George Crumb Voice Of The Whale / Night Of The Four Moons (Album) Columbia Masterworks MAQ 32739 US 1974 Sell This Version
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DC-7169 Robert Sylvester Plays Ysaye, Crumb, Wellesz, Hindemith — George Crumb Robert Sylvester Plays Ysaye*, Crumb*, Wellesz*, Hindemith* Robert Sylvester Plays Ysaye*, Crumb*, Wellesz*, Hindemith* - Robert Sylvester Plays Ysaye, Crumb, Wellesz, Hindemith(LP, Album) Desto DC-7169 US 1974 Sell This Version
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H-71311 Music For A Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) — George Crumb George Crumb Music For A Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III) (Album) Nonesuch H-71311 US 1975 Sell This Version
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TV-S 34610 Black Angels (Images 1) / String Quartet In Four Parts — George Crumb George Crumb / John Cage - The Concord String Quartet George Crumb / John Cage - The Concord String Quartet - Black Angels (Images 1) / String Quartet In Four Parts (Album) Turnabout TV-S 34610 US 1976 Sell This Version
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Y 34135 Makrokosmos Vol. II — George Crumb George Crumb - Robert Miller (2) George Crumb - Robert Miller (2) - Makrokosmos Vol. II (Album) Odyssey, Columbia Odyssey Y 34135 US 1976 Sell This Version
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Y 35201 Lux Aeterna / Dream Sequence / Four Nocturnes — George Crumb George Crumb Lux Aeterna / Dream Sequence / Four Nocturnes (Album) Odyssey Y 35201 US 1978 Sell This Version
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CE 31113 Night Music I / Eclat / Fire Fragile Flight / Surabaya Johnny — George Crumb Crumb*, Boulez*, Dlugoszewski*, Berio* - Weill* Crumb*, Boulez*, Dlugoszewski*, Berio* - Weill* - Night Music I / Eclat / Fire Fragile Flight / Surabaya Johnny Candide CE 31113 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
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LS-711 Echos Of Time And The River, Kaleidoscope — George Crumb George Crumb / Merrill Ellis, The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester George Crumb / Merrill Ellis, The Louisville Orchestra, Jorge Mester - Echos Of Time And The River, Kaleidoscope (Album) First Edition Records LS-711 US 1970 Sell This Version
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LS 774 Varazioni / Fresco — George Crumb George Crumb / Sydney Hodkinson - The Louisville Orchestra, David Gilbert George Crumb / Sydney Hodkinson - The Louisville Orchestra, David Gilbert - Varazioni / Fresco(LP) First Edition Records LS 774 US 1981 Sell This Version
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1980 022 Makrokosmos, Volumes I And II — George Crumb Robert Groslot - George Crumb Robert Groslot - George Crumb - Makrokosmos, Volumes I And II (Album) Queen Elisabeth Competition 1980 022 Belgium 1982 Sell This Version
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N 027 The Twentieth Century Consort / Vol. II — George Crumb The Twentieth Century Consort, Christopher Kendall - Albert* / Crumb* / Davidovsky* / Wernick* / Wright* The Twentieth Century Consort, Christopher Kendall - Albert* / Crumb* / Davidovsky* / Wernick* / Wright* - The Twentieth Century Consort / Vol. II(2xLP, Album) Smithsonian Collection, The Smithsonian Collection N 027 US 1982 Sell This Version
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RCI 526 Walter Boudreau / George Crumb — George Crumb Walter Boudreau / George Crumb Walter Boudreau / George Crumb - Walter Boudreau / George Crumb(LP, Album) Radio Canada International RCI 526 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
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MBS5 Contemporary American Chamber Music — George Crumb Crumb* / Rochberg* / University of New South Wales Ensemble Crumb* / Rochberg* / University of New South Wales Ensemble - Contemporary American Chamber Music(LP) MBS Records (2) MBS5 Australia 1982 Sell This Version
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BDG 2002 Apparition / Songs — George Crumb George Crumb / Charles Ives Performed By Jan DeGaetani & Gilbert Kalish George Crumb / Charles Ives Performed By Jan DeGaetani & Gilbert Kalish - Apparition / Songs (Album) Bridge Records (4) BDG 2002 US 1983 Sell This Version
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ORS 84473 Gnomic Variations (1982) / 2 Poems / Sonata Number Twelve (1981) — George Crumb George Crumb, Vincent Persichetti - Jeffrey Jacob (2) George Crumb, Vincent Persichetti - Jeffrey Jacob (2) - Gnomic Variations (1982) / 2 Poems / Sonata Number Twelve (1981)(LP) Orion ORS 84473 US 1983 Sell This Version
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ETST 038 Music For A Summer Evening - Makrokosmos III — George Crumb George Crumb Music For A Summer Evening - Makrokosmos III(LP, Album) AMU-Records ETST 038 Germany 1984 Sell This Version