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Roy Harris

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Guggenheim Fellowship (1927)


Compositions for Winds:

Bicentennial Aspirations (1976) for Band (recording is orchestral version)

America, We Love Your People (1975) for SATB and Band

Whether this Nation (1971) for SATB and Band

Peace and Goodwill to All (1970) for SATB, Brass, Organ, and Percussion

Concert Piece (1968) for Amplified Piano, Brass, Bass, and Percussion

Fantasy (1964) for Organ, Brass, and Timpani

Jubilate for Worship (1964) for SATB, Brass, Piano, and Percussion

Ad majorem gloriam Universitatis Illinorum (tone poem) (1958) for Band

The Hustle with the Muscle (1957) for Male Voices and Band

Symphony “West Point” (1952) for Band

Red Cross Hymn (1951) for Chorus and Band

Dark Devotion (1950) for Band

Kentucky Jazz Piece (1950) for Band

Fruit of Gold (1949) for Band

Alleluia (Motet for Easter) (1945) for SATB, Brass, and Organ

Conflict (War Piece) (1944) for Band

Sun and Stars (1944) for Band

Take the Sun and Keep the Stars (1944) Versions for Band or Voice and Band

Toccata (1944) for Organ and Brass

Our Fighting Sons (1943-4) for Unison Voices, Brass, Piano, Organ, and Timpani

Chorale (1943) for Organ and Brass

Fantasia (1943) for Band and Piano

Freedom’s Land (1942) for Male Voices and Band

Rhythms of Today (1942) for Band

Cimarron (1941) for Band

When Johnny Comes Marching Home (1941) for Band