Gerald Strang

Biography

Gerald Strang (13 February 1908 in Claresholm, Alberta (Canada); † 13. February 1983 in Loma Linda, California) was an American composer. 

Strand studied at Stanford University, the University of Southern California and the University of California, and in 1935 was a pupil of Arnold Schönberg, Charles Koechlin and Ernst Toch. From 1936 until 1938 he served as Assistant to Schönberg at UCLA. Afterwards he taught at various colleges and universities in California and in 1969, was lecturer in electronic music in Los Angeles. In addition to electronic and computer music, he composed symphonies, a Concerto Grosso, an Intermezzo and a Cello Concerto for cello, piano, and woodwind quartet.

ACE Publications

8 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Gerald Strang COMPOSITION No. 3 -
electronic tape composition
Gerald Strang VARIATIONS FOR FOUR INSTRUMENTS Quartet: variable instrumentation
fl, ob, cl, bsn; or other combinations incl Eng hn, sax, vla, vcl
Gerald Strang CONCERTO FOR CELLO, OP 36 solo vc, pf, ww: 1-1-1-1
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Gerald Strang CONCERTO GROSSO ww: 1-0-1-1; hn, vln, vla, vc
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Gerald Strang SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO -
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Gerald Strang DIVERTIMENTO, for 4 Instruments Quartet: variable options
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Gerald Strang SECOND SYMPHONY pic,3 fl,2 ob, English hn, 2 cl, bcl,2 bsn,cbsn,4 hn,3 tpt,3 tbn.
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Gerald Strang SYMPHONY No. 1 orch: 3-2-eh-2-bcl-2-cbsn; 4-3-3-0; timp; str
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Additional Works