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Augusta Read Thomas

Personal Website:

http://www.augustareadthomas.com

 

Awards:

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (2001)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1989)

 

Compositions for Winds:

Of Being is a Bird (Emily Dickenson Settings) (2015): for Light Lyric Soprano and Ensemble (2 Flutes, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Harp, 2 Violins, and Cello)

Hemke Concerto “Prisms of Light” (2014) for Solo Alto Saxophone and Band

Fête: A Fanfare (2010): for 6 Trumpets and 3 Trombones

Capricious Angels (2009): for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, 3 Violins, and Viola

Scherzi Musicali (2007): for Brass Quintet (Trumpets in C)

Squezze (2007): for Saxophone Quartet

Avian Capriccio (2006): for Brass Quintet (Trumpets in C)

Avian Escapades (2006): for Woodwind Quintet

Dancing Galaxy (2004): for Band

Silver Chants the Litanies: In Memoriam Luciano Berio (2004): for Solo Horn and Orchestra  (Piccolo/Flute, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 2 Percussion, 2 Pianos/Celesta, Harp, 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello

In My Sky at Twilight (2002): for Solo Soprano, Piccolo, Flute, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 2 Percussion, 2Piano/Celesta, Harp, 2 Violins, Viola, and Cello

Magneticfireflies (2001): for High School Band

Ring Flourish Blaze (2000): for 16 Winds and Brass (3 Piccolos, 3 Piccolo Trumpets, 3 Trumpets in C, 4 Horns, 2 Trombones, and Bass Trombone)