Audio Impressions: An Open Letter to George Bush

Miracle Mile, Elektra/Musician, 1992

In 1990, while thousands around the country were marching in protest against U.S. troops being sent to Kuwait for deployment there and in Iraq, Blue Mountain Center former Resident composer Wayne Horvitz invested his own antipathy to what became known as the Gulf War with his composition An Open Letter To George Bush, featured on the album Miracle Mile. Two wars later, the continuing relevance of the piece is hauntingly clear.


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