Chinese composer Du Yun stunned by Pulitzer win
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Samuel Barber
Leonard Slatkin Conducts the BBC Orchestra on September 15 2001 in honor of those who lost their lives a few days prior. Visuals from BBC's 'Last Night of th...
Charles Ives
The piano on the left is tuned one-quarter tone down, providing notes in-between the notes of the normally tuned piano. Performed by the Paratore brothers.
Bernard Rands
In the 2008-09 season Music Director Lorin Maazel and the Philharmonic are unveiling three brand-new works commissioned by the Orchestra from three composers...
George Crumb
Black Angels by George Crumb The first section is called Night of the Electric Insects, he composed this in honor of his students who had to travel and figh...
John Corigliano
John Corigliano - Symphony No. 2 - 1 Novosibirsk Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra conducted by Alim Shakh.
Gunther Schuller
The truly gifted composer, conductor, arranger, performer and friend, at work creating the Birth of the Cool Suite for Joe Lovano's Blue Note CD, Streams of ...
Ornette Coleman
Ornette Coleman Lonely Woman Album: The Shape Of Jazz To Come Released: 1959 Length: 5'02 Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shape_of_Jazz_to_Come.
Samuel Barber - Adagio for strings
Leonard Slatkin Conducts the BBC Orchestra on September 15 2001 in honor of those who lost their lives a few days prior. Visuals from BBC's 'Last Night of th...
Chinese composer Du Yun stunned by Pulitzer win
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Richard Wernick
Richard Wernick (born January 16, 1934) in Boston, Massachusetts is an American composer. He is best known for his chamber and vocal works. His composition Visions of Terror and Wonder won the 1977 Pu...
Quincy Porter
Quincy Porter (February 7, 1897 – November 12, 1966) was an American composer and teacher of classical music.Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he went to Yale University where his teachers included Hora...
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Paul Moravec
Paul Moravec (born November 2, 1957, in Buffalo, New York) is an American composer and a University Professor at Adelphi University on Long Island, New York. Already a prolific composer, he has been ...
Morton Gould
Morton Gould (December 10, 1913 – February 21, 1996) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist.
Morton Gould was born in Richmond Hill, New York. He was recognized...
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Piano Phase
Piano Phase is a piece of music written in 1967 by the minimalist composer Steve Reich for two pianos. It is his first attempt at applying his "phasing" technique, which he had previously used in the ...
David Del Tredici
David Del Tredici is an American composer. He has won a Pulitzer Prize, is a former Guggenheim and Woodrow Wilson fellow. Del Tredici is considered a "pioneer" of the Neo-Romantic movement. He has be...
Jennifer Higdon
Jennifer Higdon (born December 31, 1962) is an American composer of classical music. She has received many awards including the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto and the 2009 Grammy...
Roger Sessions
Roger Huntington Sessions (December 28, 1896 – March 16, 1985) was an American composer, critic, and teacher of music.
Sessions was born in Brooklyn, New York, to a family that coul...
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Ned Rorem
Ned Rorem (born October 23, 1923) is an American composer and diarist, best known and most praised for his song settings. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1976.
Rorem was born in Richmond, Indiana and r...
American Patrol
"American Patrol" is a popular march written by Frank White (F.W.) Meacham in 1885. It incorporates both original musical themes by Meacham and melodies from American patriotic songs of the era such a...
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Rodeo (Copland)
Rodeo is a ballet scored by Aaron Copland and choreographed by Agnes de Mille, which premiered in 1942. Subtitled "The Courting at Burnt Ranch", the ballet consists of five sections: "Buckaroo Holiday...
Ernst Toch
Ernst Toch ([ˈtɔχ]; 7 December 1887 – 1 October 1964) was an Austrian composer of classical music and film scores. He sought throughout his life to introduce new approaches to music.
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Virgil Thomson
Virgil Thomson (November 25, 1896 – September 30, 1989) was an American composer and critic. He was instrumental in the development of the "American Sound" in classical music. He has be...
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Delight of the Muses
Delight of the Muses is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's ballet master in chief Peter Martins to eponymous music by Charles Wuorinen commissioned by City Ballet as part of its commemoration of ...
Five (ballet)
Five is a ballet made by Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux for New York City Ballet's American Music Festival to eponymous music by Charles Wuorinen commissioned for the occasion. The premiere took place on April...
George Walker (composer)
George Theophilus Walker (born June 27, 1922) is an African American composer, the first to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He received the Pulitzer for his work Lilacs in 1996.Walker is the father ...
Piano Concerto (Barber)
The Piano Concerto, Op. 38, by Samuel Barber was commissioned by the music publishing company G. Schirmer Inc. in honor of the centenary of their founding. The work's premiere was on September 24, 196...
David Lang (composer)
David Lang (born January 8, 1957 in Los Angeles, California) is an American composer living in New York City. He was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Music for The Little Match Girl Passion.
Af...
Mel Powell
Mel Powell (born Melvin Epstein) (February 12, 1923 – April 24, 1998) was an American jazz pianist, composer of classical music, and music educator. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1990. Powell...
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