Colin McPhee

Colin McPhee (* 15. March 1901 in Montreal, † 7. January 1964 in Los Angeles) was a Canadian composer.

McPhee studied in Baltimore with Gustav Strube, in Toronto with Arthur Friedheim and in Paris with Isidore Philipp. From 1931 to 1939 it lived on Bali, where it operated folkloristische and musikethnologische studies. Since 1958 it informed at the University OF California. It composed two symphonies, the orchestra Toccata Tabuh Tabuhan, Irokesi dances for orchestras, Balinesi sakrale music for two pianos, a concert for two pianos and orchestras and a concert for piano and Bläser. Besides it wrote writings over the music and culture on Bali.


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