The Chamber Music of David Amram
"David Amram is arguably the most American of American composers. His music has drawn from a diversity of sources and styles: thye American 'classical' style, theater and film music, the 'great American songbook', folk, jazz, blues, native American melodies and instruments, beat poetry, and many other influences. His music reflects America's virtues of innovation, independence, and multiculturalism. And it's a blast to listen to!" -- Gene Gaudette, Urlicht AudioVisual
David Amram -- composer, conductor, multi-instrumental virtuoso, and author -- is one of the most versatile, acclaimed, and truly unpredictable musicians America has produced.
His surprising litany of achievements include the world's record for number of performances of the Brahms Horn Trio (during his military service in the 1950s), musical collaborations with Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsburg, numerous film scores including his acclaimed music for "The Manchurian Candidate", pioneering work