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Henry Cowell

Personal Website:

http://www.henrycowell.org/hc/hcbiography.cfm

 

Awards:

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1948)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1931)

 

Compositions for Winds:

Edson Hymns and Fuguing Tunes (1963) for Mixed Chorus and Band

Sax Quartet (1961) for Saxophone Quartet

Possible Malayan national anthem(1959) for Voices and Band

Rondo for Brass (1958) for 3 Trumpets, 2 Horns, 2 Trombones

Ballad for Woodwind Quintet (1956) for Woodwind Quintet

Singing Band (1953) for Concert Band

Fantasie (Enigma Variations) on a Theme by Ferdinand Klicken (1952) for Band

Four Trumpets for Alan (1952) for Four Trumpets and Muted Piano

Air of the Glen 7 Song of the Glen (1950) for Band

Commencement Parade (1949) for Band [incomplete]

Curse and a Blessing (1949) for Band

Grandma’s Rhumba (1949) for Band

Sailor’s Hornpipe: The Sax-Happy Quartet for Four Saxophones (1949) for Saxophone Quartet

Tall Tale (1949) for Brass Sextet

Blarneying Lilt (1948) for Band

Grinnell Fanfare (1948) for 3 Trumpets, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, and “antique organ with diapason full”

Tune Takes a Trip (1948) for Clarinet Choir or Quintet

Animal Magic of the Alaskan Esquimo (1944) for Band

Hymn and Fuguing Tune (No. 1) (1944) for Symphonic Band

Manaunaun’s Birthing (1944) for Orchestra and Band

Action in Brass (1943) for Brass Quintet

Fire and Ice (1943) for Men’s Chorus and Band

This is America (1943) for 4 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, and Tuba

Fanfare to the Forces of Our Latin-American Allies (1942) for Brass and Percussion

Festive Occassion (1942) for Band

Gaelic Symphony (Symphony No. 3) (1942) for Band with Strings

Little Concerto for Piano and Band (1942) for Piano and Band

Shipshape Overture (1941) for Band

Trickster (Coyote) (1941) for Winds and Percussion

58 for Percy (1940) for Band

Band Piece (1940) for Band [incomplete]

Bit o’Blarney (this one is a wisecracker) (1940) for Band [incomplete]

Easter Music (1940) for Band and Chorus

Shoonthree (the music of sleep) (1939) for Band

Quaint Minuet (1939) for Band [unlocated]

Vox Humana (1939) for Band [unlocated]

Assorted Movements (1938) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn and Piano

Air for Band (1938) for Band

Celtic Set (1938) for Band

Herman’s Wedding March (1938) for Band [unlocated]

Reel Irish (1937) for Full Military Band [unlocated]

How They Take It: Prison Moods (1936) for Band [unlocated]

Oriental Dance (1936) for Concert Band [unlocated]

Suite for Woodwind Quintet (1933) for Woodwind Quintet

Waltz for Band (1919) for Band [unlocated]