Tysen Dauer

Tysen Dauer studies musicology at Stanford University. His current research focuses on the reception history of early American minimalism.

Articles By This Author

Tysen Dauer - October 26, 2020

Influential despite not being famous, his impressive performances and essential recordings helped define an era.

Tysen Dauer - July 24, 2020

Combining lovely melody with excerpts from a classic human-rights proclamation yields comforting sounds, but the composer wants it to be more than that.

Tysen Dauer - June 15, 2020

Fans and scholars will appreciate this premiere recording of a long-lost composition from the composer’s early days.

Tysen Dauer - December 8, 2019

Stark, modernist music for voice and piano explores bleak episodes in 20th-century history.

Tysen Dauer - October 22, 2019

The father-and-son duo explores the roots and branches of minimalism.

Tysen Dauer - October 14, 2019

Although the composer’s music is touted as avant-garde, the lovely sounds offered at Bing were anything but.

Tysen Dauer - August 19, 2019

Ensemble of the Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir earns the limelight.

Tysen Dauer - August 5, 2019

Music from the 1990s shows its age in Music@Menlo’s final festival concert of 2019.

Tysen Dauer - July 1, 2019

Indian and jazz influences permeate a sparkling, mostly improvised set by two musical conversationalists.

Tysen Dauer - April 2, 2019

Two contemporary composers obliterate preconceptions about music and the objects – and people – making it.