A CHRONOLOGICAL VIEW OF WESTERN MUSIC HISTORY IN THE CONTEXT OF WORLD EVENTS

Annie Gosfield

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September 11, 1960: Anne Gosfield is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, the daughter of restaurant owners.
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September 19, 1997: Cram Jin Quotient for keyboard sampler by Annie Gosfield (37) is performed for the first time, at the American Opera Projects, New York. It is part of “The Alternative Schubertiade” held in conjunction with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Schubert.
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April 13, 2005: Uphill Slides and Knockdown Dives for percussion and cello by Annie Gosfield (44) is performed for the first time, in San Diego.
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November 30, 2005: In This Dream that Dogs Me for percussion, guitar, cello, and electronics by Annie Gosfield (45) is performed for the first time, in the Duke Theatre, New York.
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February 22, 2006: Overvoltage Rumble for bass clarinet, percussion, guitar, cello, bass, and electronics by Annie Gosfield (45) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York.
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September 8, 2006: The Wanton Brutality of a Tender Touch for piano by Annie Gosfield (45) is performed for the first time, at the Tenri Cultural Institute, New York.
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May 3, 2007: Almost Truths and Open Deceptions for cello, perxussion, piano, two violins, viola, and bass by Annie Gosfield (46) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York.
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May 8, 2008: Lightning Slingers and Dead Ringers for piano and electronics by Annie Gosfield (47) is performed for the first time, in Canberra.
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September 12, 2009: Broken Nails and Metal Trails for kalimba and electronics by Annie Gosfield (49) is performed for the first time, in Hamburg.
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March 28, 2010: Five Characters Walk Into a Bar for piano by Annie Gosfield (49) is performed for the first time, in New York.
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August 5, 2010: The Blue Horse Walks on the Horizon for string quartet by Annie Gosfield (49) is performed for the first time, in Katonah, New York.
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March 4, 2011: Daughters of the Industrial Revolution for guitar, percussion, cello, and electronics by Annie Gosfield (50) is performed for the first time, at The Kitchen, New York.
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June 4, 2011: Burn Again With a Low Blue Flame for cello and electronics by Annie Gosfield (50) is performed for the first time, in Munich.
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November 23, 2011: Floating Messages and Fading Frequencies for ten players and electronics by Annie Gosfield (51) is performed for the first time, in Dartington, England.
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March 22, 2012: A Luminous Reflection of Metallic Direction for cello and electronics by Annie Gosfield (51) is performed for the first time, in Berlin.
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August 26, 2012: Long Waves and Random Pulses for violin and electronics by Annie Gosfield (51) is performed for the first time, in Utrecht.
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September 14, 2012: Phanton Shakedown for piano and electronics by Annie Gosfield (52) is performed for the first time, in New York by the composer.
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January 15, 2013: Iron Men and Bamboo Gods for percussion by Annie Gosfield (52) is performed for the first time, in Jordan Hall, Boston.
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March 9, 2013: “A Bowler Hat” reimagined for Anthony De Mare’s “Liaisons” project for piano by Annie Gosfield (52) is performed for the first time, in Symphony Space, New York.
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April 25, 2013: Shattered Apparitions of the Western Wind for piano and electronics by Annie Gosfield (52) is performed for the first time, in The Flea Theatre, New York.
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October 6, 2013: Invisible Flashes and Obscure Transmissions for violin and electronics by Annie Gosfield (53) is performed for the first time, is performed for the first time, in Tokyo.
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December 12, 2013: Rolling Sevens and Dreaming Elevens for double bass by Annie Gosfield (53) is performed for the first time, at Roulette in New York.
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March 25, 2014: Tenacious Friction and Swerving Conviction for viola and piano by Annie Gosfield (53) is performed for the first time, at Roulette in New York.
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May 1, 2014: Static Strands and String Noise for two violins and electronics by Annie Gosfield (53) is performed for the first time, at The Stone, New York.
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July 18, 2014: Captured Signals and Radio Ephemera for electric guitar and electronics by Annie Gosfield (53) is performed for the first time, in Prague.
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December 7, 2014: Signal Jamming and Random Interference for string quartet and electronics by Annie Gosfield (54) is performed for the first time, at Roulette in New York.
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April 16, 2015: New Project Inspired by Instrumental 45s for percussion, electric guitar, trumpet, saxophones, trombone, and electronics by Annie Gosfield (54) is performed for the first time, in Merkin Concert Hall, New York.
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September 7, 2015: Four Roses and a Five Spot for cello and electronics by Annie Gosfield (54) is performed for the first time, at The Stone, New York.
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October 27, 2015: The Dybbuk on Second Avenue for piano by Annie Gosfield (55) is performed for the first time, in Redcat Theatre, Los Angeles.
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March 1, 2016: Refracted Reflections and Telepathic Static for two pianos and electronics by Annie Gosfield (55) is performed for the first time, in Disney Hall, Los Angeles.
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July 18, 2016: Radio Moonbounce and Meteor Scatter for orchestra by Annie Gosfield (55) is performed for the first time, in Chautauqua, New York.
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July 21, 2016: Almost Truths and Open Deceptions, a concerto for cello and orchestra by Annie Gosfield (55), is performed for the first time, in Chautauqua, New York.
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May 4, 2017: Number Six Goerck Street for mezzo-soprano and violin by Annie Gosfield (56) is performed for the first time, in New York.
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November 12, 2017: War of the Worlds, an opera by Annie Gosfield (57) to words of Sharon, is performed for the first time, in Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles.