Robert Erickson

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American maverick and Modernist Robert Erickson was among the first U.S. composers to write in the 12-tone system and to experiment with tape manipulation. As a teacher at a number of universities and…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Kryl for trumpet solo 1977 Chamber Music
Scapes II, a contest for 2 groups 1966 Chamber Music
Pacific Sirens, for ensemble & tape 1969 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2 1956 Chamber Music
Quoq for flute solo Chamber Music
Concerto for saxophone & symphonic band Concerto
Postcards for voice & lute Vocal Music
East of the Beach, for orchestra 1980 Orchestral
Night Music, for orchestra 1978 Orchestral
Recent Impressions, for piano & chamber orchestra 1987 Concerto Orchestral
Piano Concerto, for piano & 7 instruments 1963 Concerto
Corfu, for string quartet 1986 Chamber Music
Summer Music, for violin & tape 1974 Avant-Garde Music Electronic/Computer Music
White Lady, for wind ensemble 1975 Chamber Music
Dunbar's Delight for timpani solo Chamber Music
Ricercar a 5 for trombones Chamber Music
Garden, for violin & orchestra 1977 Concerto
Fantasy for cello & orchestra 1954 Orchestral
Sierra for baritone & chamber orchestra Vocal Music
Songs (2), for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, viola & piano 1986 Vocal Music
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