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Jacob Druckman

(1928—1996)


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(b Philadelphia, 1928; d Milford, Conn., 1996).

Amer. composer. Taught at Juilliard Sch. 1957–72. Dir. Yale Univ. Sch. of Mus. EMS 1971–2. Pulitzer Prize 1972 for Windows, f.p. Chicago SO cond. Maderna. Comp.‐in‐residence NYPO 1982–6. Works incl. conc. for str. (1951); ballet mus.; 3 str. qts. (1948, 1966, 1981); Valentine, db. solo (1969); The Sound of Time for sop. and orch. (1965); Animus I, II, III, and IV (1966, 1968, 1969, 1977), for instr. and tape; Lamia, sop. and orch. (1974); Chiaroscuro, orch. (1976); Other Voices, brass quintet (1976); va. conc. (1978); Aureole, orch. (1979); Prism, 3 pieces for orch. after Charpentier, Cavalli, and Cherubini (1980); Tromba marina, 4 db. (1981); Athanor, in mem. Vincent Persichetti, winds, brass, perc. (1987).

Subjects: Music.


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