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Douglas Townsend, Composer
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American composer, musicologist and native New Yorker Douglas Townsend was still actively composing, teaching, writing and producing concerts until just days before his death in Manhattan at age 90, on August 1, 2012.  After graduating from Manhattan's famed High School of Music and Art , he privately studied composition with a succession of well-known composers of the day:   Tibor Serly, Stefan Wolpe (five years), Aaron Copland  (on a scholarship to Tanglewood), Otto Luening  (on two sch...
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This is a podcast with pictures of the Fourth Annual Social Networking Concert, curated by founder Douglas Townsend (1921-2012), recorded live on A...
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This is a podcast with pictures of the All-Townsend Memorial Concert which was held in Manhattan at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music on Septe...
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This is a podcast of a live concert on April 24, 2012 at Saint Peter's Church in Manhattan. It features the compositions of 8 living composers per...
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The first anniversary of 9/11 inspired a remarkable global commemoration -- the "Rolling Requiem," performances of Mozart's Requiem from time zone ...
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This week's show is sponsored by the Philadelphia International Music Festival, the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, The Green Lake Festival of Mus...
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