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George Walker

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Pulitzer Prize (1996): Lilacs for Voice and Orchestra

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1982)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1969)


Compositions for Winds:

Abu (2003) for narrator and chamber ensemble

Wind Set (1999) for Woodwind Quintet

Canvas for Wind Ensemble

Music for Brass (Sacred and Profane)

Sally in Our Alley for Wind Ensemble