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William Schuman

Personal Website:

http://www.williamschuman.org

 

Awards:

Pulitzer Prize (1943): Secular Cantata No. 2: A Free Song for Orchestra and Chorus

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Award Winner (1943)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1939)

 

Compositions for Winds:

Dances, for wind quintet and percussion (1985)

American Hymn (1985) for Wind Ensemble

Be Glad Then America (1975) for Concert Band

Prelude for a Great Occasion (1974) for Brass and Percussion

Dedication Fanfare (1968) for Concert Band

Philharmonic Fanfare (1965) for Band

Variations on “America” (1963, transcribed by William E. Rhoads from William Schuman’s orchestration of E. Power Biggs’s edition of Charles Ives’s variations for organ)

When Jesus Wept (1958) for Band

Chester (1956) for Band

George Washington Bridge (1950) for Concert Band

Circus Overture arr. Don Owen (1944) for Concert Band

Newsreel in Five Shots (1942) for Concert Band