Monadnock Music Presents: American Maverick: Music of Lou Harrison
July 27, 2013
Discover music by the great American composer and MacDowell Medalist (2000) Lou Harrison. Harrison's daring musical output includes works strongly influenced by the music of non-Western cultures. This concert features music for Harrison's signature "American gamelan," his own set of Javanese-style instruments unique in the musical world. La Koro Sutro "The Heart Sutra" is based on 1st century Buddhist sutras referring to the "heart of divine wisdom."