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There is good, quality classical still being written today. Try John Adams, for example. His website is


My favorite piece of his is Harmonielehre, but there is lots of great stuff there.

+1 for John Adams. Or Steve Reich. Or Phillip Glass. Or Morton Lauridsen.

Morton Lauridsen was new to me. I just downloaded an album from iTunes - O Nata Lux is fantastic. Kind of funny to get classical tips on HN :-).

Thanks for the link. I also like minimalism, I can say that it is my favorite style in modern classical music. Found this little clip while I was preparing my music history exams few years ago, it really explains Philip Glass nicely :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNiOqa1nWgI

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