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February 02, 2011

In Memorium - Milton Babbitt

We regret to announce the death of Milton Babbitt, eminent composer and emeritus board member of New World Records.

For further information on Professor Babbitt's life and career, please see the obituaries published in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post and Baltimore Sun, as well as the newly released documentary available on the NPR website.

The work of Milton Babbitt is featured in the following recordings on New World/CRI:

The Head Of The Bed/ Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Sextets/The Joy of More Sextets

Relata 1

None But the Lonely Flute

Philomel

Composition for Four Instruments/Composition for Viola and Piano

Vision and Prayer

An Elizabethan Sextette

String Quartet No. 4

Three Cultivated Choruses

Reflections

Piano Music Since 1983

Sheer Pluck for solo guitar

Partitions

Allegro Penseroso