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Based on Charlemagne Palestine’s (b. 1947, Brooklyn, NY) art installations alone—an endless accumulation of a variety of plush animals taking over walls, ceilings, furniture, picture frames, and musical instruments in a strewn-about fashion—one could hardly imagine that he is among the most important pioneers of minimal music, on equal footing with artists like La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Philip …

Based on Charlemagne Palestine’s (b. 1947, Brooklyn, NY) art installations alone—an endless accumulation of a variety of plush animals taking over walls, ceilings, furniture, picture frames, and musical instruments in a strewn-about fashion—one could hardly imagine that he is among the most important pioneers of minimal music, on equal footing with artists like La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Philip Glass, and Steve Reich. In fact, Palestine prefers the term “maximalism” to describe his art. In his experimental glockenspiel, organ, and piano compositions, he plays endlessly continuous, gradually …

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