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Gunther Schuller

Composer’s Biography:



Pulitzer Prize (1994): Of Reminiscences and Reflections for Solo Piano and Electronics

Guggenheim Fellowship (1962)

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1960)


Compositions for Winds:

Magical Trumpets (2014) for Trumpet Ensemble

On Winged Flight (2010)

Nature’s Way (2006) for Wind Ensemble

Refrains (2006) for 12 Tubas, 10 Euphoniums, and 2 Percussion

Blue Dawn into White Heat (1997) for Wind Ensemble

Bright and Sassy (1997)

Festive Music (1992) for Concert Band

Song and Dance (1990)

On Winged Flight (1989) for Concert Band and 3 Cellos

Tear Drop (1988)

Symphony No. 3, “In Praise of Winds” (1981)

Eine Kleine Posaunenmusik (1980)

Tre Invenzioni for Chamber Ensembles (1972)

Fanfare for St. Louis (1968)

Study in Textures (1966)

Diptych (1964) for Brass Quintet and Concert Band

Meditation for Concert Band (1963)

Double Quintet for Wind and Brass Quintets (1961)

Lines and Contrasts (1960)

Transformation (1956)

Symphony for Brass and Percussion (1950)

Jumpin’ in the Future (1948) for Jazz Band