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Wayne Barlow

Wayne B. Barlow (b. Elyria, Ohio, September 6, 1912; d. Rochester, NY, December 17, 1996) was an American composer of contemporary classical music. He was also a professor of music, organist, and choir director.

Barlow received bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees from the Thom Ritter George.

Among his best-known compositions is The Winter's Passed, for oboe and string orchestra.

He died at the age of 84.

Selected works

Stage
  • False faces, Choral Ballet in a prologue and 2 scenes (1935); libretto by Leone Coffer
  • Three Moods for Dancing, Ballet (1940)
Orchestral
  • Nocturne for small orchestra (1946)
  • Rondo-Overture (1947)
  • Sinfonia da camera (1960)
  • Vistas (1963)
  • Rota for chamber orchestra (1959)
  • Hampton Beach, Overture (1971)
  • Soundscapes for orchestra and tape (1972)
  • Night Song (before 1960)
  • De Profundis, Symphonic Poem
Concertante
  • The Winter's Passed for oboe and string orchestra (1940)
  • Lyrical Piece for clarinet and string orchestra (1947)
  • Images for harp and chamber orchestra (1963)
Chamber music
  • Intrada, Fugue and Postlude for brass ensemble (1960)
  • Elegy for viola and piano (1967)
  • Intermezzo for viola and harp (1980)
  • Prelude, Air and Variation for bassoon, string quartet and piano
  • Piano Quintet
  • Triptych for string quartet
Piano
  • Impressionist (1940)
  • Dynamisms for 2 pianos (1966)
  • Prelude in E
  • Piano Sonata
Organ
  • Three Christmas Tunes (1960)
  • Four Chorale Voluntaries (1981)
Vocal
  • Zion in Exile, Cantata for soprano, tenor, baritone and bass soli, mixed chorus and orchestra (1937)
  • Madrigal for a Bright Morning for mixed chorus (1942); words by John R. Slater
  • The Twenty-Third Psalm for mixed chorus and organ (1943)
  • Poems for Music, Four Songs for soprano and orchestra (1958); poems by Robert Hillyer
  • Diversify the Abyss for male chorus and piano (1963); words by Hyam Plutzik
  • Missa Sanctis Thomae for unison voices (1963)
  • We All Believe in One True God for mixed chorus, brass quartet (ad libitum) and organ (1968); words by Tobias Clausnitzer
  • Voices of Darkness for reader, piano, percussion and tape (1974)
  • Voices of Faith for soprano solo, narrator, mixed chorus and orchestra (1975)
  • Three Songs after Shakespeare for soprano and piano

Books

  • Foundations of Music.

References

  1. ^ http://www.esm.rochester.edu/places/portraits/barlow.php
  2. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/q379
  3. ^ http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:hEKc44ojZXgJ:issuu.com/bmcarchives/docs/bmc_1982_overture+%22wayne+barlow%22+elyria&cd=9&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

External links

  • Wayne Barlow page
  • Allmusic page
  • Interview with Wayne Barlow by Bruce Duffie, September 10, 1988
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