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Samuel H. Adler

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American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1990)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1984)


Compositions for Winds:

Hymnset (2017) for Woodwind Quintet

The River That Mines the Silence of Stones (2015) for Wind Ensemble

Festival Fanfare and Dance (2009) for 3 Trumpets, 3 Horns, 2 Trombones, and Tuba

Long May She Prosper (2007) for Large Symphonic Band

Pygmalion: An Overture for Large Wind Ensemble (2005)

Be Not Afraid: The Isle is Full of Noises (1999) for Brass Quintet

To Celebrate a Miracle: A Chanukah Suite (1999) for Band

American Airs and Dances (1998) for Band

Dawn to Glory (1998) for Band

Brahmsiana (1997) for 8 Horns 

Concerto (1997) for Guitar and Wind Ensemble

Serenata Concertante (1997) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone with Wind Ensemble

Family Portraits (1995) for Band

Rogues and Lovers (1995) for Mixed Chorus and Band

We Live, A Fanfare for Brass Choir (1995)

Ultralight: A Fanfare for Band (1990)

Brahmsiana for 8 Horns (1987) for 8 Horns

Double Visions (1987) for Wind Ensemble

Madrigals (1986) for 6 Flutes

Gottschalkiana (1982) for Brass Quintet

Merrymakers (1982) for Band

An American Duo (1981) for Band

Snow Tracks (1981) for Band

Trumpet Triptych (1979) for 7 Trumpets

The Force of Credulity: a Suite for Wind Ensemble (1977)

A Little Night and Day Music (1976) for Band

Deja Vu (1975) for 6 Recorders

Histrionics (1971) for Brass Choir and 2 Percussion

Brass Fragments (1970) for Euphonium, 4 Trombones, 4 Trumpets, 4 Horns, and Tuba

Songs with Winds (1969) for Soprano and Woodwind Quintet

Concerto (1968) for Winds, Brass, and Percussion

Five Vignettes (1968) for 12 Trombones

Quintalogues (1968) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Marimba, and Vibraphone

Intrada (1967) for Woodwind Quintet

Seven Epigrams (1966) for Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, and Bassoon

Festive Prelude (1965) for Band

Music for Eleven (1964) for 6 Winds and 5 Percussion

Five Movements (1963) for Brass Quintet

Southwestern Sketches (1961) for Band

Divertimento (1948) for 3 Trumpets, 3 Horns, 3 Trombones, Euphonium, Timpani, and Tuba

Praeludium (1947) for 3 Trumpets, 3 Horns, 3 Trombones, Euphonium, Tuba, and Percussion

Concert Piece (1946) 3 Trumpets, 3 Horns, 3 Trombones, Euphonium, Timpani, and Tuba

Scherzo, Schmerzto (date unknown) for 4 Trumpets, Horn, 4 Trombones, Tuba, and 2 Percussion