John Harbison

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Harbison was an outstanding composer whose music reflects a variety of influences, from 20th century techniques to American popular music.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Mirabai Songs, for soprano & chamber ensemble (or piano) 1982 17:30 Vocal Music
The Flight into Egypt, for soprano, baritone, chorus & orchestra 1986 12:41 Choral
Piano Sonata No. 1 ("In Memoriam Roger Sessions") 1987 15:11 Keyboard
Variations for clarinet, violin & piano 1982 22:58 Chamber Music
Remembering Gatsby, foxtrot for orchestra 1985 06:22 Orchestral
The Great Gatsby, opera 1999 02:42:09 Opera
Due Libri dei Mottetti di Montale, for mezzo-soprano & ensemble 1991 22:32 Vocal Music
Olympic Dances, for band 1996 16:59 Band Music
Quintet for winds 1979 21:29 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 3 1991 23:51 Symphony
San Antonio, for alto saxophone & piano 1994 12:26 Chamber Music
Mottetti di Montale Libro 2, for mezzo-soprano & strings (or piano) 1980 11:58 Vocal Music
Concerto for oboe, clarinet & strings 1985 14:00 Concerto
Twilight Music, for horn, violin & piano 1985 16:36 Chamber Music
Mottetti di Montale Libro 4, for mezzo-soprano & strings (or piano) 1980 11:59 Vocal Music
Duo for flute & piano 1961 16:47 Chamber Music
North and South: Six Poems of Elizabeth Bishop, for mezzo-soprano & chamber ensemble 2001 19:14 Vocal Music
Songs (4) of Solitude, for violin 1985 15:16 Chamber Music
Mottetti di Montale Libro 3, for mezzo-soprano & strings (or piano) 1980 08:40 Vocal Music
Mottetti di Montale Libro 1, for mezzo-soprano & strings (or piano) 1980 14:39 Vocal Music
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