George Crumb

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Crumb rose to prominence in the second half of the 20th century on the strength of his highly personal avant-garde style.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Black Angels (Images I), for electric string quartet 1970 10:03 Chamber Music
Ancient Voices of Children, for mezzo- & boy soprano, oboe, mandolin, harp, amplified & toy piano & 3 percussionists 1970 21:02 Vocal Music
Makrokosmos II, for amplified piano 1973 17:41 Keyboard
Makrokosmos I, for amplified piano 1972 18:57 Keyboard
Music for a Summer Evening (Makrokosmos III), for 2 amplified pianos & 2 percussionists 1974 36:02 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello 1955 11:14 Chamber Music
Celestial Mechanics (Makrokosmos IV), for amplified piano, 4 hands 1979 22:11 Keyboard
Eleven Echoes of Autumn (Echoes I), for alto flute, clarinet, violin & piano 1966 18:14 Chamber Music
Vox Balaenae, for 3 masked players: electric flute, electric cello & electric piano 1971 13:27 Chamber Music
Star-Child, for soprano, antiphonal children's voices, male speaking chorus, bell ringers & large orchestra 1977 35:43 Choral
A Little Suite for Christmas, A. D. 1979, for piano 1980 09:53 Keyboard
Dream Sequence (Images II), for violin, cello, piano, percussion & and off-stage glass harmonica (two players) 1976 12:49 Chamber Music
Easter Dawning, for carillon 1991 04:11 Chamber Music Miscellaneous (Classical)
Processional, for piano 1983 10:51 Keyboard
Madrigals, for soprano & chamber ensemble, Books 1-4 1965 32:04 Vocal Music
Quest, for guitar, soprano sax, harp, bass & 2 percussionists 1989 24:45 Chamber Music
Lux Aeterna, for 5 masked musicians: soprano, bass flute/recorder, sitar & 2 percussionists 1971 13:55 Vocal Music
The Sleeper, for soprano & piano 1984 05:16 Vocal Music
Mundus Canis (A Dog's World), for guitar & percussion 1998 09:45 Chamber Music
Nocturnes (4) (Night Music II), for violin & piano 1964 11:21 Chamber Music
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