Augusta Read Thomas

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Composer Augusta Read Thomas has been very influential in Chicago's new music scene since the late 1990s.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Wind Dance 1989 16:55 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Concerto for flute, viola, harp & orchestra, "Night's Midsummer Blaze" 1992 19:11 Concerto
Angel Chant, for piano trio 1991 18:29 Chamber Music
Passion Prayers, for cello & 6 instruments 1999 10:20 Chamber Music
From Icarus With GustO, for solo clarinet 1999 05:39 Chamber Music
The Rub of Love, for chorus 1995 02:36 Choral
Meditation for Trombone & Orchestra 1995 12:58 Concerto
Vigil for cello & orchestra 1990 10:52 Concerto
Spirit musings, for violin & orchestra 1997 11:08 Concerto
Whites, for piano 1988 08:07 Keyboard
Eclipse Musings, for flute, guitar & chamber ensemble 1997 10:38 Concerto
Spring Song, for cello 1995 06:08 Chamber Music
Starlight Ribbons, for piano 2013 14:27 Keyboard
among dawn flowers, for soprano & piano 2001 05:06 Vocal Music
Bells Ring Summer, for solo celllo 2000 03:35 Chamber Music
Radiant Circles, for orchestra 2010 09:17 Orchestral
Variation on 'Round Midnight, for piano 00:50 Keyboard
Scat, for oboe, string trio & piano 2007 06:16 Chamber Music
Light the First Light of Evening, for orchestra 2002 02:22 Orchestral
Of Being Is a Bird (Emily Dickinson Settings), for soprano & ensemble 2015 15:10 Vocal Music
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