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Paul W. Humphreys
1949 -
United States of America, CA
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P.W. Humphreys
Dr. Paul W. Humphreys (1949) is an American teacher, performer, ethnomusicologist, and composer. His published articles and paper presentations have addressed such topics as non-western compositional practice, music and religion, and comparative music theory. Humphreys has composed a number of original works that reflect his involvement as a performer in traditional music from Indonesia, West Africa, East Asia, and Native North America. He has also been active–as a pianist and violist–in bringing these works to performance. His teaching reflects a commitment to integrating an awareness of world music within studies in traditional theory. Humphreys currently serves as a member of the Music Standards Committee of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and as a member of the Advisory Board of the National Association of Composers USA, Southern California Chapter. He is also a Past President of the Southern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology and continues as an active member of the society. [Associate Professor. B.M., Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles]
Karuna Agung
Period:21st century
Composed in:2005
Humphreys' Requiem Karuna Agung is for chamber chorus and gamelan angklung.
Contributor:Arye Kendi
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a gamelan angklung