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  1. Blog 11

    I want to bring your attention to a piece I've recently listened to called 'Black Angels' by George Crumb.

    It's a fantastic piece in my opinion. It's written for an electric string quartet with added percussion instruments. Crumb takes no half measures in using these added instruments. They have presence and they are loud! The strings are used for screeching material that is almost torturous to hear, but also for music that is so calm and soft the sound would not be out of place in
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