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Fredric Lieberman

Fredric Lieberman is a professor of music at UC Santa Cruz. Former editor of the journal Ethnomusicology, he has published widely on Chinese music, Indian music, organology, and world percussion with coauthor Mickey Hart. He co-authored, with Leta Miller, two biographical studies of composer Lou Harrison (both published by University of Illinois Press, 1998).

Articles by this Author

Feature Article
September 19, 2012

How composer John Cage helped the author choose a career, enter the world of music beyond conservatory walls, and even identify mushrooms.

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Festival Review
August 4, 2012

Playing a deceptively difficult piece by Lou Harrison, plus works with electronica, vocals, and other “extended techniques” the Del Sol Quartet shows its versatility.

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