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Leon Kirchner

Personal Biography:



Rome Prize (1974)

Pulitzer Prize (1967) Quartet No. 3 for Strings and Electronic Tape for String Quartet, electronic tape

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1951)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1948)


Compositions for Winds:

Illuminations (1986) for 2 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Bass Trombone

Music for Twelve (1985) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

Fanfare II (1977) for 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Tuba

Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, 10 Winds and Percussion (1960)