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Perle, George

(1915–  ) composer, theorist; born in Bayonne, N.J. After musical studies in Chicago and at New York University, he taught at several schools before settling at Queens College (1961–84). He was a leading exponent and theorist of serial composition, his books including Serial Composition and Atonality (5th ed. 1982), his compositions including three symphonies and much chamber music.
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219-20) to smooth over the dispute that erupted in the 1960s between George Perle and Willi Reich concerning the relation among seemingly different tone rows in Lulu.
In the preface to his monograph on Alban Berg's Lyric Suite (1926), George Perle documents his own relationship with the work and describes how it influenced his compositional style and published writings.
Hall builds on sketch studies and analyses of Berg's music by George Perle, Douglas Jarman, and Douglass Green, and her approach may be compared with that of Thomas F.
INSTITUTIONALIZED FORGETTING ABOUT the scope of the Trotskyist experience in the United States was on display in every venue following the deaths of Peter Rafael Bloch (1921-2008), an authority on Puerto Rican artistic culture, and George Perle (born George Perlman, 1915-2009), a Pulitzer Prize-winning music theorist and composer once married to the sculptress and painter Laura Slobe (1909-58).
The winners were selected by a committee of Academy members: Jack Beeson, chair, Samuel Adler, Andrew Imbrie, Ezra Laderman, George Perle, Ned Rorem, Joan Tower and George Walker.
Consider Benjamin Boretz's review of Serial Composition and Atonality: An Introduction to the Music of Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern by George Perle (Perspectives of New Music 1 [spring 1963]: 125-36), or Karl Kohn's review of the performance of Richard Swift's Concerto for Piano with Chamber Ensemble, op.
As George Perle puts it, "on the one hand, an extraordinary intensity of feeling, and on the other, an unprecedented abstraction and rigor in the musical design, in the working out of musical ideas, and in the very shape of the themes"
Except for articles by Alexander Goehr, George Perle, Christian Martin Schmidt, and Dieter Schnebel, there has been little work on the music of the last decade of Schoenberg's life, especially the late tonal works.
In the end, Crenshaw decided to try his luck with Michigan State and head coach George Perles.
16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Former University of Michigan head football coach Lloyd Carr and former Michigan State University head football coach George Perles will speak about the importance of coaching and mentoring youth at the Coaches for Kids Maize 'N' Green Tailgate benefitting VIP Mentoring at Ford Field in Detroit on Thursday, October 18, 2012 beginning at 5:30pm.
Little Caesars has a long history of supporting amateur sports, and its title sponsorship of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl extends that tradition to college athletics," said George Perles, CEO of the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl and former head football coach at Michigan State University.
They are the late Len Fontes (New York Giants, Super Bowl XXI), Jon's father Jim Gruden (San Francisco 49ers, Super Bowls XXII and XXIV), John McVay (49ers, XVI, XIX, XXII and XXIV), Tom Moore (Pittsburgh Steelers, XIII and XIV) and George Perles (Steelers, IX, X, XII and XIV).