Paul Creston

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Creston was a self-taught Italian-American composer noted for his accessible tonal style and for the strong emphasis on rhythm in his works.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphony No. 3 ("Three Mysteries"), Op. 48 1950 Symphony
Sonata for Saxophone & Piano, Op. 19 1939 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 2, Op. 35 1944 Symphony
Prelude and Dance for orchestra, Op. 69 1959 Orchestral
A Rumor, for orchestra, Op. 27 1941 Orchestral
Partita for flute, violin & string orchestra, Op. 12 1937 Concerto
Fantasy for trombone & orchestra, Op. 42 Concerto
Celebration Overture, for band, Op. 61 1955 Band Music
Psalm XXIII for soprano, chorus & piano, Op. 37 Choral
Concerto for alto saxophone & orchestra (or band), Op. 26 1944 Concerto
Choreografic Suite, Op. 86a Orchestral
Suite for Organ, Op. 70 1960 Keyboard
Dance Overture for orchestra, Op. 62 1954 Orchestral
Choric Dances (2) for orchestra, Op. 17 Orchestral
Symphony No. 5, Op. 64 1956 Symphony
Symphony No. 1, Op. 20 1940 Symphony
Invocation and Dance for orchestra, Op. 58 1953 Orchestral
Violin Concerto No. 2, Op. 78 1960 Concerto
Concerto for Two Pianos & Orchestra, Op. 50 Concerto
Toccata for orchestra, Op. 68 1957 Orchestral
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