minimalist music

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minimalist music

A musical movement based on extremely simplified, prolonged, rhythms and patterns with great use of repetition of individual phrases and avoidance of embellishment. It often makes use of the instruments and techniques of electronic music. A notable exponent of this type of music is the American composer Philip Glass (1937–), with such compositions as Akhnaten.”
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