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Debora Petrina

Debora Petrina
Country
Italy
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Debora Petrina is an Italian composer, singer, and instrumentalist. She often records as simply Petrina, and her music spans the worlds of avant-pop and modern classical. She has worked with such diverse musicians as David Byrne, Elliott Sharp, and Jherek Bischoff, and has the unique distinction of having a co-composer credit with John Cage for her version of his song "Roses of the Day."
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http://www.deborapetrina.com
Related articles (8)
Releases on file (5)
Petrina — Be Blind Petrina — Be Blind
(Ala Bianca, 2016, CD)
Petrina — Roses of the Day Petrina — Roses of the Day
(Tǔk Music TUK005, 2015, CD)
Petrina — Petrina Petrina — Petrina
((Not on label) Ala Bianca ABR 128554069-2, 2013, CD)
Petrina — In Doma Petrina — In Doma
((Not on label) no#, 2009, CD)
Debora Petrina — Morton Feldman: Early and Unknown Piano Works Debora Petrina — Morton Feldman: Early and Unknown Piano Works
(OgreOgress, 2003, CD)

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