Gerald Barry, Composer
Gerald Barry (born 28 April 1952) is an Irish composer. Born in Clarecastle, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, he studied with Karlheinz Stockhausen and Mauricio Kagel. His music is notable for its inherent use of real thematic development. Although , paradoxically, Barry's music shifts between blocks of thematic material, often without any reason or preparation. There is an element of humour in his music, using titles such as '_____' and 'Bob', ending in unexpected places and shifting fr...