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Mario Davidovsky


Mario Davidovsky is an Argentine-American composer. Born in Argentina, he emigrated in 1960 to the US, where he lives today. He is best known for his series of compositions called Synchronisms, which in live performance incorporate both acoustic instruments and electroacoustic sounds played from a tape.

Davidovsky was born in Medanos, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina,

In 1958, he studied with Aaron Copland and Milton Babbitt at the Berkshire Music Center (now the Tanglewood Music Center) in Lenox, Massachusetts. Through Babbitt, who worked at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center, and others, Davidovsky developed an interest in electroacoustic music. Copland encouraged Davidovsky to emigrate to the United States, and in 1960, Davidovsky settled in New York City, where

Related websites

Guillermo Graetzer

Eric Chasalow, Liner Notes to The Music of Mario Davidovsky, Vol. 3

George Crumb, Music : Does it have a future?

Bob Gluck interviews Davidovsky

Electronic Study No. 3, In Memoriam Edgar Varese

Art of the States: Mario Davidovsky

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Part 2

Mario Davidovsky biography at Collage New Music

NewMusicBox cover: Mario Davidovsky in conversation with Frank J. Oteri, February 15, 2006 (includes video)

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