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Classical notes

He was eclectic before eclecticism was cool

By David Weininger
Globe Correspondent / February 15, 2008

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William Bolcom's best-known composition is a sprawling setting of William Blake's "Songs of Innocence and of Experience." In his liner notes to the Naxos recording, Bolcom wrote of Blake that "at every point [he] used his culture, past and present, highflown and vernacular, as sources for his many poetic styles." (Full article: 1133 words)

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