Re: Sue Blackmore lecture Wednesday 5.15pm London

From: William Benzon (
Date: Tue 18 Feb 2003 - 18:18:01 GMT

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    on 2/18/03 12:58 PM, derek gatherer at wrote:

    > --- William Benzon <> wrote: >
    >> Nope, I mean George, who was Charles' father.
    >> George Ives was a cornetist
    >> and bandmaster.
    > Ah, of course, I do seem to recall something about 2
    > marhcing bands being sent to different ends of Concord
    > (?) and marching towards the town centre playing
    > different tunes, and that the effect re-appears in
    > Charles's "3 Places in New England".....

    Yep, that's George Ives playing around. He was also into quarter tones, though I forget just what he did with them. Perhaps he tuned a piano that way.


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