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Glenn Branca

Glenn Branca
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Glenn Branca (born October 6, 1948 - May 13, 2018) was an American avant-garde composer and guitarist known for his use of volume, alternative guitar tunings, repetition, droning, and the harmonic series. Branca received a 2009 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.
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Bang on a Can — Renegade Heaven Bang on a Can — Renegade Heaven
(Cantaloupe Music CA21001, 2000, CD)
Glenn Branca — The World Upside Down Glenn Branca — The World Upside Down
(Atavistic ALP16, 1994, CD)
Glenn Branca — Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus) Glenn Branca — Symphony No. 1 (Tonal Plexus)
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD8245, 1983/1998, CD)
Glenn Branca — The Ascension Glenn Branca — The Ascension
(Acute ACT 002, 1980/2003, CD)

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