William Schuman

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A gifted innovator and American nationalist, William Schuman composed a variety of large-scale works, including at least ten symphonies.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 3 1941 31:10 Symphony
New England Triptych, 3 pieces for orchestra or band 1956 16:21 Orchestral
Variations on "America," arrangement for orchestra or band (after Charles Ives) 1963 07:24 Orchestral Band Music
The Mighty Casey, baseball opera in 3 scenes 1951 53:55 Opera
Judith, ballet ("choreographic poem") 1949 21:56 Ballet
Carols of Death, pieces (3) for chorus 1958 08:45 Choral
George Washington Bridge, for concert band 1950 08:45 Band Music
Symphony No. 5 ("Symphony for Strings") 1943 17:47 Symphony
American Festival Overture, for orchestra 1939 09:33 Orchestral
Night Journey, ballet 1947 26:15 Ballet
Violin Concerto 1947 32:22 Concerto
Symphony No. 7 1960 28:48 Symphony
Mail Order Madrigals, for chorus 1971 04:18 Choral
Newsreel (in 5 shots), for orchestra (or concert band) 1941 07:40 Orchestral
Perceptions, chorale cycle of poems (8) set for chorus 1983 04:11 Choral
String Quartet No. 3 1939 23:31 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 4 1941 24:47 Symphony
In Praise of Shahn -- Canticle for Orchestra 1969 16:56 Orchestral
Credendum -- Article of Faith, for orchestra 1955 17:29 Orchestral
Orpheus with His Lute, for voice & piano (also versions for chorus & piano; women's chorus & piano) 1944 02:45 Vocal Music
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