Ruth Crawford Seeger

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Crawford Seeger was a remarkable composer, admired greatly among the few who knew her music and as a most stylistically advanced composer.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
String Quartet 1931 1931 Chamber Music
Three Songs on Poems by Carl Sandburg, for voice, oboe, piano & percussion with optional orchestral ostinati 1930 Vocal Music
Music for Small Orchestra 1926 Orchestral
Piano Study in Mixed Accents, for piano 1930 Keyboard
Suite, for wind quintet 1952 Chamber Music
Nineteen American Folk Tunes (22), for piano 1936 Keyboard
Preludes (9), for piano 1924 Keyboard
Sonata for violin & piano 1926 Chamber Music
Diaphonic Suite No. 2, for bassoon & cello 1930 Chamber Music
White Moon, song for voice & piano (Five Songs to Poems by Carl Sandburg No. 2) 1929 Vocal Music
In Tall Grass, for voice & chamber orchestra (Three Songs on Poems by Carl Sandburg No. 3) 1930 Vocal Music
Two Ricercare, for voice and piano 1932 Vocal Music
Joy (II), song for voice & piano (Five Songs to Poems by Carl Sandburg No. 3) 1929 Vocal Music
Prayers of Steel, for voice & chamber orchestra (Three Songs on Poems by Carl Sandburg No. 2) 1930 Vocal Music
Kaleidoscopic Changes on an Original Theme, Ending with a Fugue, for piano 1924 Keyboard
Andante, for string orchestra (arranged from 3rd movement of String Quartet 1931) 1938 Orchestral
Diaphonic Suite No. 1, for oboe solo (or flute) 1930 Chamber Music
Rat Riddles, for voice & chamber orchestra (Three Songs on Poems by Carl Sandburg No. 1) 1930 Vocal Music
Suite No. 1, for five wind instruments & piano 1927 Chamber Music
Suite No. 2, for four strings & piano 1929 Chamber Music
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