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Michael Torke

  • Composer


With his two best known early pieces, Ecstatic Orange and Yellow Pages, written in 1985 while still a composition student at Yale, Michael Torke practically defined post-Minimalism. Upcoming projects include
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Michael Torke: Highlights since then include: Color Music (1985–89), a series of orchestral pieces that each explore a single, specific color; Javelin, recorded both for Argo and for John William’s
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Michael Torke press reviews "What a midcareer retrospective at the Whitney Museum is to a visual artist, Michael Torke's six-CD set of orchestral music is for a composer. When his recordings for the Argo/Decca
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Michael Torke recordings / discography 

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