Dedicated to Mary Wiegold and the Composers Ensemble.
Composed for William Purvis and dedicated to the memory of Marjorie Schuller. With brief performance instructions.
Besides being an influential composer, Babbitt has been an eloquent and perceptive writer on music for decades. This book presents essays written from 1949 to the present, on a variety of 20th century music topics. With a preface, index and a few music examples.
A challenging work premiered in 1966, at a concert honoring Milton Babbitt's 50th birthday. The composer instructs the performer on constructing extensions to be fitted into the end joint of the clarinet. With a biographical sketch. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
In one movement. With a brief program note. This piece for unaccompanied violin is dedicated to the memory of Adler's friend, Milton Babbitt. The work begins and ends with free, unmetered music, while the middle section is more rhythmic and agitated. Duration ca. 5 minutes.
…pages. The book also includes a preface, performer's notes and advice by Fulmer and Beardslee, Babbitt's original performance notes, a facsimile of the manuscript of the unfinished original version of the music for voice and piano, and an excerpt from the book Milton Babbitt: Words About Music.
Contents: Concerto Piccolino / Milton Babbitt -- Beaten Paths / Babbitt -- Composed Improvisation for Snare Drum Alone / John Cage -- One7 / Cage.
Four short piano pieces, composed to celebrate the birthdays of Milton Babbitt, Ned Rorem, Gunther Schuller and David Diamond. Of advanced difficulty. Custom Print.
Dedicated to Milton Babbitt on the occasion of his 65th birthday. Duration circa eight and a half minutes. Two scores needed for performance.
Contents: Clarinet and String Quartet by Morton Feldman; and Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet by Milton Babbitt. With the Phoenix Ensemble.
Essential Voices USA performs music by Samuel Adler, Nico Muhly, Milton Babbitt, Jake Heggie, Paul Moravec, Jennifer Higdon, Irving Berlin, Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum, and others.
In one movement. Dedicated to the memory of Milton Babbitt. A fluid and shimmering piece. Of advanced difficulty. Custom print edition.
In one movement. Dedicated to the memory of Milton Babbitt. This brief piece is chromatic, and rhythmically complex. Of advanced difficulty.
Commissioned by Patrice Pastore, and dedicated to Milton Babbitt. This is an unmetered work in one movement, in which each performer chooses their own speed of performance. There is no text for the soprano. With performance notes.
Instrumentation provided. Duration: approx. 9 1/2 minutes. Commissioned by and dedicated to James Fudale and the Beea (Ohio) High School Symphonic Winds who premiered the work in March 1990. Ewazen is a student of Milton Babbitt, Samuel Adler and others.
Also in series : Profiles of American composers. Forewords by Milton Babbitt, Herbert Bruen, Brian Ferneyhough, Ben Johnston. Many music examples, intervie with Smith, works list/discography, bibliography, index. Paperback ISBN 0935016171 $24.95 .
Commissioned by and dedicated to Scott Brubaker, who premiered the work in March 1992 in Weill Recital hall, New York, with the composer at the piano. Ewazen studied composition with Samuel Adler, Milton Babbitt, Gunther Schuller and others.
Published in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of C.F.Peters in New York, and honoring three of the important composers published by Peters: A eulogy in memory of Ross Lee Finney and conversations with Milton Babbitt and Arthur Berger.
Contents; Duettone -- Adagio -- Duettino. With a brief program note. Dedicated to Milton Babbitt. Written for and premiered by Rolf Schulte and Fred Sherry. Of advanced difficulty. Custom print edition.
Dedicated to Milton Babbitt, the title of this piece refers to the fact that the music was originally composed for five performers and electronics realized on an IBM 360/91 computer. The instrumental parts are relatively simple compared to the tape. With performance notes. Duration c. 19 minutes.
Contents: A Giddy Thing, by William Anderson; Concerto Piccolino, by Milton Babbitt; Sonorities VI, by Patrick Hardish; Nightdream of Germinated Rice, by Rashid Kalimoullin; Rainsticks, by Arthur Krieger; Fishdream, by Kung Chi Shing; Noncombinatorial Combinatoria, by Eugene Lee; Bar Hopping, by…