1970 in Music - Classical Music

Classical Music

  • Sir Arthur Bliss – Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
  • George Crumb
    • Ancient Voices of Children for mezzo-soprano, boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, amplified piano (and toy piano), and percussion (three players)
    • Black Angels (Images I) for electric string quartet
  • Charles Dodge – Earth's Magnetic Field
  • Mario Davidovsky – Synchronisms No. 6 for piano and electronic sound
  • Morton Feldman – Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety; The Viola in My Life 1, 2 and 3
  • Luc Ferrari – Presque rien No. 1 "Le Lever du jour au bord de la mer"
  • Miloslav Kabeláč – Symphony No. 8 "Antiphonies"
  • György Ligeti – Continuum
  • Olivier Messiaen – La Fauvette des Jardins
  • Allan Pettersson – Symphony No. 9
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen –
    • Expo for three players with short-wave radios, and sound projectionist
    • Mantra for two pianos and live electronics
    • Pole for two players with short-wave radios, and sound projectionist

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