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Pulitzer Prize (1976): Air Music (10 movements) for Multiple combinations

Guggenheim Fellowship (1957)


Compositions for Winds:

Whitman Cantata (1983) for Men’s Chorus, 12 brass, timpani

Solemn Prelude (1973) for 11 Brass

Lift Up Your Heads (The Ascension) (1963) for Mixed chorus, Wind Ensemble, timpani

Eleven Studies for Eleven Players (1960) for Winds and percussion

Sinfonia for 15 Winds (1956-57) for 2 Piccolos, 2 English Horns, 2 Eb Clarinets, Bass Clarinet, 2 Contra Bassoons, 2 Horns, Timpani (optional), 3 Percussion, Piano/Celesta

The Seventieth Psalm (1943) for Mixed chorus, Wind Ensemble