Happy Birthday, Harry Partch! (1901)

“Partch was born in Oakland, California, on June 24, 1901, and spent much of his early years in the American Southwest, where he was exposed to music and sound from a variety of cultures. After discovering the work of Hermann von Helmholtz, Partch began to explore just intonation, and ultimately settled on this system for… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Harry Partch! (1901)