Paul Creston

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Creston was a self-taught Italian-American composer noted for his accessible tonal style and for the strong emphasis on rhythm in his works.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 3 ("Three Mysteries"), Op. 48 1950 Symphony
Sonata for Saxophone & Piano, Op. 19 1939 Chamber Music
Prelude and Dance for orchestra, Op. 69 1959 Orchestral
Symphony No. 2, Op. 35 1944 Symphony
A Rumor, for orchestra, Op. 27 1941 Orchestral
Choreografic Suite, Op. 86a Orchestral
Celebration Overture, for band, Op. 61 1955 Band Music
Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra (or band), Op. 26 1944 Concerto
Partita for flute, violin & string orchestra, Op. 12 1937 Concerto
Fantasy for trombone & orchestra, Op. 42 Concerto
Psalm XXIII for soprano, chorus & piano, Op. 37 Choral
Dance Overture for orchestra, Op. 62 1954 Orchestral
Suite for Organ, Op. 70 1960 Keyboard
Invocation and Dance for orchestra, Op. 58 1953 Orchestral
Choric Dances (2) for orchestra, Op. 17 Orchestral
Toccata for orchestra, Op. 68 1957 Orchestral
Symphony No. 1, Op. 20 1940 Symphony
Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 1956 Symphony
Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 78 1960 Concerto
Preludes (6) for piano, Op. 38 1945 Keyboard
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