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Devin Hurd

Dig in. Partch's music is fantastic. A fact that is often left unstated when taking in the equal beauty of the instruments, just intonation, coporeal aesthetic and theory of "monophony" along with the forceful personality of this idiosyncratic figure.

My own intellecutal curiosity in tuning theory came well after being sonically broad-sided by _Delusion of the Fury_ at an impressionable age.


I understand what you are saying. A friend sent me a string quartet and I didn't know he wrote it. It is enchanting. I have been a fan since listening to the Columbia LP in the music library in college.

One of my local colleagues played for Partch years ago in the ensemble in California. I hope to do a personality profile of him soon.

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