Byron Adams

(b. 1955)

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(b Atlanta, Ga., 1955).

Amer. composer, conductor, and teacher. Ass. Prof., Univ. of Calif., Riverside, from 1987; lect., Cornell Univ., 1985–7. Comps. incl. quintet, pf. and str. (1979); conc. for tpt. and str. (1983); sonata, tpt. and pf. (1983); vn. conc. (1984); Go, Lovely Rose, male vv. (1984); Missa Brevis (1988); 3 Epitaphs (1988); Introduction and Siciliana, str. (1992); Irises, cl., hp., str. (1996); Trois Illuminations, chamber ch., hp. (1999); Praises of Jerusalem, ch., org. (2003); Variationis achemisticae, fl., va., vc., pf. (2005).

Subjects: Music.

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