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$75.00

Kucharzyk, Henry - Walk the Line

Format: LP
Label: Artifact Music 001
Year: 1985
Origin: Toronto, Ontario
Genre: electronic
Keyword: 
Value of Original Title: $75.00
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Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: 1980's, Ontario, Experimental & Electronic

Tracks

Side 1

Track Name
Play Dot Sam
Co-oposition

Side 2

Track Name
Walk the Line

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Henry Kucharzyk - Walk the Line

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Walk the Line

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Information/Write-up

Kucharzyk, Henry. Composer, performer, b Toronto 6 Aug 1953; BA (Toronto) 1974, B MUS (Toronto) 1977, M MUS (Yale) 1981. His principal teachers were John Weinzweig, John Beckwith, Jacob Druckman, and Morton Subotnick. His works won recognition in competitions for young composers held by the Bourges International Electroacoustic Festival, CBC radio, and CAPAC.

Kucharzyk has been commissioned by many of Canada's leading performers of new music, including Nexus, NMC, CBC radio, Le Quatuor de saxophones de Montréal, William Beauvais, Joseph Petric, the Canadian Electronic Ensemble, and Arraymusic. His Collisions for orchestra was commissioned by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens for Expo 86. He also has extensive experience as a composer for dance and theatre, having collaborated with such companies as Dancemakers (four times), Toronto Dance Theatre, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Danceworks and the Necessary Angel Theatre Company. From 1983 to 1986 he created Personal History, a full evening multi-media performance work. In 1985 he set up Artifact Music, a record label, and produced Walk the Line (ART-001), an LP of his own music, including his works Walk the Line (1982), Play Dot Sam (1981), and Co-oposition (1982).

As a performer, Kucharzyk has been featured as a pianist, synthesist and conductor with ARRAYMUSIC, the Canadian Electronic Ensemble, Dancemakers, the Esprit Orchestra, Nexus, and Les Grands Ballets Canadiens. He plays the synthesizer on a recording of Ann Southam's Broken Symmetry on a Musicworks cassette (No. 46).

read more: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0001892

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