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Basinski, William


2 websites in 1 archived website

Scope and Contents

The website contains a biography of the artist, a calendar of his events, a catalog of his albums, 32 audio files recording his musical works, and 1 video file recording a performance of one of his compositions. Basinski makes use of obsolete technologies as well as modern ones to create his compositions. Capture of website began in May 2017. This description is based on the May 2017 capture of the site.


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