Joan Tower

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Tower was a prominent American composers who wrote works with more lyrical melodies, powerful rhythmic drive, and masterfully conceived instrumentation.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Wings, for clarinet 1981 Chamber Music
Hexachords for flute solo 1972 Chamber Music
Petroushkates for flute, violin, clarinet, cello & piano 1980 Chamber Music
Sequoia, for orchestra 1981 Orchestral
Fantasy for clarinet & piano (". . . Those Harbor Lights") 1983 Chamber Music
Island Prelude for oboe & string orchestra 1988 Concerto
No Longer Very Clear, for piano Keyboard
Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, for brass ensemble & percussion No. 1 1986 Band Music Orchestral
Wings, for solo alto saxophone 1991 Chamber Music
Big Sky, for violin, cello & piano Chamber Music
Silver Ladders, for orchestra 1986 Orchestral
Tambor, for orchestra Orchestral
Snow Dreams, for flute & guitar 1983 Chamber Music
Music for cello & orchestra 1984 Concerto
Breakfast Rhythms II for clarinet & chamber orchestra 1974 Concerto
Breakfast Rhythms I for clarinet & chamber orchestra 1974 Concerto Chamber Music
Clocks Chamber Music
Red Garnet Waltz, for piano 1977 Keyboard
Très Lent (In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen), for cello & piano 1994 Chamber Music
Ascent, for organ Keyboard
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