Creston, Paul Composers Composition Music
20th century American composer Paul Creston (1906-1985), born Giuseppe Guttoveggio, is known for his fidelity to older compositional styles. Largely self-taught, he credited Bach, Scarlatti, Chopin, Debussy, and Ravel as his greatest teachers. He wrote Principles of Rhythm and Rational Metric Notation and numerous articles analyzing the previous four hundred years of rhythmic practice.
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- Creston, Paul (1906 - 1985) - Brief biography from HNH-Naxos with recommended recording.
- Creston, Paul - Brief musical biography noting his style and his self-taught status from the Grove Concise Dictionary of Music entry at WQXR radio.
- Paul Creston - Biography, key works, selected discography.
- Paul Creston (1906-1985) - Songs and song cycles listed at recmusic.org, some with English creston, paul texts.
- M.L.A. Obituary Index: Creston, Paul - Also lists dictionary citations.
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