Milton Adolphus

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Born in the Bronx, New York and educated at the Curtis Institute of Music, Milton Adolphus' (1913–1988) classical compositions include over 200 orchestral, vocal and chamber works, among them 13 symphonies and 34 string quartets. In 1935 he moved to Philadelphia where he studied composition with Rosario Scalero. He was also a founding member of the American Composers Alliance; a board member of the League of Composers; and active in the United States Civil Rights Movement.

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BITTER SUITE,op 98 (1955)
Oboe, clarinet (4), strings
BOUNCETTINO, op 73 (1944)
Viola, piano
CAPE COD SUITE, op 200 (1988)
Flute (2), oboe (2), clarinet (2), bassoon (2), horn (4), trumpet (2), trombone (4), timpani, strings
DREAM WORLD,op 90 (1950)
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ELEGY, OP.46 (1936)
Clarinet, string orchestra (or string quintet)
ELEGY,op,81 (1947)
Clarinet, horn, violin, viola, cello
INTERLUDE, op 96 (1953)
Cello solo, flute, oboe, clarinet (2), bassoon, horn, strings
LILACS, op 95 (1984)
SATB, piano
OPUS 93 (1951)
Clarinet, piano
STRING OCTET #2, op 175 (1986)
Violin 1 (4), violin 2 (2), viola (2)
STRING QUARTET #8, in E minor, op 41 (1935)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 10, op 4 (1936)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 13, op 63 (1937)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 14, op 65 (1939)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 15, op 67 (1940)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 16(INDIAN), op 69) (1941)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 17, op 70 (1942)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 18, op 72 (1943)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 20, op 80 (1947)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 21, op 84 (1949)
String quartet
STRING QUARTET 23,op 91 (1950)
String quartet
TRIBACH, op 101 (1957)
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WIND QUARTET, op 20 (1934)
Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon

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