Sheila Silver

(b. 1946)

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(b Seattle, 1946).

Amer. composer. Won Prix de Rome at Amer. Acad. Teacher of comp. State Univ. of NY, Stony Brook, from 1979. Works incl. opera The Thief of Love (1986); Chariessa, sop., orch. (1980); Dance of the Wild Angels, chamber orch. (1990); str. qt. No. 1 (1977), No. 2 (1997); vc. sonata (1988); 6 Preludes, pf. (1990); From Darkness Emerging, 2 vn., va., vc., hp. (1995); Transcending, bar., pf. (1995); pf. conc. (1996); Winter Tapestry, chamber ens. (1998); Moon Prayer, 2 vn., 2 va., 2 vc. (2002); Midnight Prayer, orch. (2003); Chant, db., pf. (2000–4).

Subjects: Music.

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