John Harbison interview
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Scope and Contents of the Collection
The collection consists of an audio recording of an interview with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor John Harbison on WMBR, the MIT radio station, 9 April 1986. Harbison describes his career and philosophy of music; also includes recorded performances of two of Harbison’s compositions, “Confinement” and Symphony no. 1.
- Creation: 1986
- Harbison, John (Person)
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John Harbison, BA, Harvard University, 1960, MFA, Princeton University, 1963, is Professor of Music at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was named Institute Professor in 1995. Harbison is a composer and conductor who won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1987.
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