Irwin Bazelon


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(b Evanston, Ill., 1922; d NY, 1995). Amer. composer. Has written much incid. mus. for th., cinema, and tv. Author of book on film mus. Works incl. De-Tonations, brass quintet and orch. (1978); woodwind quintet (1975); Concatenations, perc. qt. and va. (1976); Sound Dreams, fl., cl., va., vc., pf., solo perc. (1977); Imprints, pf. (1978); Junctures for Orchestra, with sop. (1979); Sym. No.7, ‘ballet for orch.’ (1980); Spires, tpt. and orch. (1981); Suite, marimba (1983); Quintessentials, wind quintet (1983); Trajectories, pf., orch. (1984); Motivations, tb., orch. (1985); Legends and Love Letters, sop., chamber orch. (1987); Fourscore 2, perc. qt., orch. (1988); Sym. No.8, str. (1986); Sym. No.8½ (1989); Sym. No.9 (Sunday Silence) (1992); Prelude to Hart Crane's ‘The Bridge’, str. ens. (1991); Fire and Smoke, timp., band (1994).

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