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Leslie Bassett

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Guggenheim Fellowship (1973 and 1980)

Pulitzer Prize (1966): Variations for Orchestra

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1964)

Rome Prize (1963)


Compositions for Winds:

Wood and Reed Transformed (1998) for Bassoon and Wind Ensemble

Three Equale (1996) for 4 trombones

Brass Quintet (1988) for 2 Trumpets, Horn, Trombone, and Tuba

Fantasy for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (1986) for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble

Lullaby for Kirsten (1985) for Wind Ensemble

Salute to Cliff (1985) for 5 Trumpets

Color and Contours (1984) for Wind Ensemble

Concerto Grosso (1982) for Brass Quintet with Winds and Percussion Ensemble

Sextet for Flutes, Clarinets, and Strings (1979) for Flute, Alto Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Cell, and Bass

Sounds, Shapes and Symbols (1977) for Wind Ensemble

Wind Music (1975) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bassoon, and Horn

Nonet (1967) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, and Piano

Designs, Images and Textures (1964) for Wind Ensemble

Easter Triptych (1958) for Tenor, 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, 2 Euphoniums, Tuba, Timpani, Percussion, and Celesta

Wind Quintet (1958) for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, and Bassoon

Quartet (1949) for 4 trombones