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Eric Whitacre is an American Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor. Eric became a world-wide YouTube phenomenon through his "Virtual Choir" productions.
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1. “Arvo Part:
” - Hilliard Ensemble
Easily the most influential piece on my own writing style.
2. “Abbey Road"- The Beatles
My ultimate desert island disc. Can’t count the number of times I’ve listened to
3. "Us” - Peter Gabriel
Every song is a gem. The perfect album.
4. “Debussy & Ravel String Quartets” - Emerson Quartet
I love how each of them wrote just one quartet, mastered the form, and moved on.
5. "American Beauty [Soundtrack]" - Thomas Newman
One of my favorite film scores. Haunting and heartbreakingly beautiful.
6. "Marc Maron [Podcast]" - Marc Maron
Twice a week, comedian Marc Maron delivers the funniest, most poignant podcast out there.
7. "Details" - Frou Frou
The quintessential modern pop album, smart and timeless.
" - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Can’t imagine how Ligeti was able to conceive music like this. Utterly
" - Björk
Breathtaking in its inventiveness.
Sunday in the Park with George
[Original Cast Recording]" - Stephen Sondheim
My favorite musical, and the single best dramatic representation of the
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