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Stephen Paulus

(b. 1949)


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(b Summit, NY, 1949).

Amer. composer. Founded Minn. composers' forum 1973, acting as managing composer until 1984. Comp.‐in‐res. Minnesota Orch. 1983–7, Atlanta SO 1987–91. Comps. incl. 9 operas (The Village Singer, 1977; The Postman Always Rings Twice, 1981, orch. suite 1986; The Woodlanders, 1984; Harmoonia, 1990; The Woman of Otawia Crossing, 1995; The Three Hermits, 1997; Summer, 1999; Heloise and Abelard, 2002; Hester Prynne at Death, 2004); Concerto for Orch. (1983); Symphony in 3 Movements (1985); vn. conc. (1987); Symphony for Strings (1989); 2 str. qts.; conc. for vn. and vc. (1994); Partita Appassionata, vn., pf. (1996); Art Suite, vc., pf. (1999); Fanfare: UNM 150, brass quintet (2000); King David's Dance, org. (2002); Erotic Spirits, sop., orch. (2004); Above Me, Round Me Lie, ch., org. (2004); A Heartland Portrait, bar., pf. (2005); and choral pieces.

Subjects: Music.


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