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Galen Brown used plain-spoken melodies and propulsive post-Minimalist rhythms to convey unease
over global affairs. . . verging on melancholy resignation in And Carthage Must Be Destroyed.
-The New York Times

I had hoped that the conference would bring about some potent distinctions between
minimalism and postminimalism. Galen Brown's brilliant paper "Process as Means and End
in Minimalist and Postminimalist Music" achieved a climax in that respect, widely noted as such.
-Kyle Gann


Galen H. Brown is a composer and a Senior Editor at  He studied composition with
David Rakowski, Jon Applieton, and Lee Hyla, and holds a Masters degree from New England Conservatory.

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