Ashley, Robert, 1930-2014 Edit


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  • Ashley, Robert, 1930-2014

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Robert Ashley was an American contemporary composer, who was best known for his television operas and other theatrical works, many of which incorporate electronics and extended techniques. His works often involve intertwining narratives and take a surreal multidisciplinary approach to sound, theatrics and writing, and have been continuously performed by various interpreters during and after his life, including Automatic Writing (1979) and Perfect Lives (1984).