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Oscar Bettison

Personal Website:

http://www.oscarbettison.com/

 

Awards:

Guggenheim Fellowship (2017)

 

Compositions for Winds:

Animate Objects (2014) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, 2 Percussion, 2 Keyboards, Electric Guitar, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

Sea Shaped (2014) for 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Tuba, 3 Percussion, Harp, and Strings

Livre Des Sauvages (2012) for Flute, Oboe, 2 Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Electric Guitar, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

B&E (New Version for Saxophone Quartet) (2010) for Saxophone Quartet (Soprano, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone)

The Accordion Desert (2004) for Flute, 2 Clarinet, Trombone, 2 percussion, Electric Guitar, 2 Synthesizers, Violin, 2 Cellos, and Double Bass

Lights in Ashes (2007) for 2 Alto Flutes, 2 English Horns, 2 Alto Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 1 Horn, Flugelhorn, 2 Trombones, Percussion, Piano/Celesta, Electric Guitar, 4 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, Bass and String Quartet and CD

Alternator (2004) for 2 Flutes (2nd Double Alto), Clarinet, 2 Soprano Sax, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, and Piano

Electric/Synthetic (2003) for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Percussion, Piano, Harp, 4 Violins, 4 Violas, 4 Cellos, and Bass

Junk (2002) for Solo Soprano Sax, Solo Junk Percussion, 3 Flutes (all double Piccolo), 2 Oboe, English Horn, 2 Clarinets (1st Doubles Eb), Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, 2 Bassoon, Contrabassoon, 4 Horns, 3 Trumpets (3rd Double Flugelhorn), 3 Trombone (2 Tenor, 1 Bass), Tuba, 3 Percussion (including 2 Electric Drills), Fender Rhodes, Synthesizer, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Amplified Harp, 8 Cellos, and 6 Double Basses

Dirty Cakes (2001) for Flute (Double Piccolo), Eb Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Horn, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones (2 Tenor, Bass), 1 Percussion, Drum Kit, Fender Rhodes, Electric Guitar, and Bass Guitar

El Camino Real (2001) for Flute (Double Piccolo), Oboe (Double English Horn), 2 Clarinet (2nd Double Bass), Horn, Trumpet (Double Flugelhorn), Harp, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

Hour Tree (1999) for Flute (1st Double Piccolo, 2nd Double Alto), Oboe (Double English Horn), English Horn, 2 Clarinets, Soprano Saxophone, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets (both Double Flugelhorn), Trombone, 2 Percussion, Piano, Harp, 4 Violins, 4 Violas, 2 Cellos, and Double Bass

Hang Louche (1997) for Alto Flute (Double Piccolo), Oboe (Double English Horn), Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet (Double Flugelhorn), Trombone, Percussion, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

Lonnrot’s Compass (1997) for 2 Flutes (1st Double Piccolo), 2 Oboes (both Double English Horn), 2 Clarinets (1st Double Eb, 2nd Double Bass), Alto Sax (Double Tenor), Bassoon, 2 Horns, 2 Trumpets (both Double Flugelhorn), Trombone, 2 Percussion, Electric Bass Guitar, Piano, 6 Violins, 4 Violas, 3 Cellos, and 2 Bass

Nina Ahogada En El Pozo (1992) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Horn, 2 Percussion, Piano, Harp, Solo Violin, Solo Viola, Solo Cello, Solo Girl Soprano, Strings