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Luciano Berio

Biographical Information:



Guggenheim Fellowship (1968)


Compositions for Winds:

Acordo (1980-1981) for 4 Wind bands (Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Eb Clarinet, 2 Bb Clarinets, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone or Bass Clarinet, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 6 Flugelhorns (2 Soprano Flugelhorns in Bb, 2 Alto Flugelhorns in F, Tenor Flugelhorn in Bb, Baritone Flugelhorn in Eb or Baritone Saxophone), 3 Trombones, Bass Instrument in C, Bass Instrument in Bb, Bass Instrument in Eb, and 2 Percussion (The instrumentation is to be multiplied, with at least 400 players)

‘Points on the Curve to Find….’ (1974) for 3 Flutes, Oboe, English Horn, 3 Clarinets, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets in C, Trombone, Bass Tuba, Celesta, Viola, 2 Cellos, and Contrabass

Quintetto for Wind Quintet (1948)