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Subject: [Leica] Portrait of Composer George Crumb
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon Jul 25 14:07:37 2005
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nice portrait Kyle...  that's quite a man, where did you hook up with  
him?  Is he on the faculty there somewhere  ? maybe Princeton ?    
best, Steve

On Jul 25, 2005, at 8:53 AM, Kyle Cassidy wrote:

> No latex, no piercings. I knew that only leica glass could do this one
> justice.
> A portrait of composer George Crumb.
> when i was in college, the crumb buzz peaked when the kronos quartet
> annouced that they had recorded Black Angels, crumb's 1970 reaction  
> to the
> vietnam war, long though to be unplayable because of its extreme  
> complexity.
> everybody was listening to it. the recording is brilliant -- melodic,
> dissonet, frightening -- it was like being shot through the chest  
> with a
> violin.
> Dr. Crumb himself I found to be affable, pleasant, soft spoken, and
> gregarious. All those positive adjectives that you want to  
> attribute to
> someone you admire.
> Thanks to Jim Shulman with hooking me up with this portrait gig.
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