Raoul Pleskow

Biography

Raoul Pleskow, composer, was born in 1931 in Vienna, Austria and educated in New York City. His principal teachers in composition were Karol Rathaus, Otto Luening, and Stefan Wolpe. He has been recipient of many honors, the most recent of which include awards by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music, the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

His works have been performed by the Cleveland Philharmonic, the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra, the Plainfield Symphony, the Orchestra de Camera, the South Dakota Symphony, the Pierrot Consort, the Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players, the Queens Symphony Orchestra and many others. Commissions include those by the Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center, the Aeolian Chamber Players, the New York Virtuosi, Camarata, the North/South Consonance and the Unitarian Church of All Souls. He was Chairman of the music department at C.W. Post University from the late 1960s until 1994. His work can be found on CRI, Serenus, Ars Nova-Ars Antiqua, Golden Crest, Centaur, CRS, Capstone, and North-South Records.

ACE Publications

12 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Raoul Pleskow PIECE FOR FOUR INSTRUMENTS -
fl, cl, bsn, pf
Raoul Pleskow ALLEGRO FOR WINDS AND PIANO -
fl, cl, bsn, pf
Raoul Pleskow Dialogue for Piano and Three Instruments -
Fl, Cl, Vcl, Pno
Raoul Pleskow Zwei Albumbl├Ątter -
alto sax solo
Raoul Pleskow IN SEVEN SHORT MOVEMENTS -
vn, pf
Raoul Pleskow SALUTE! -
SSAX (or Clarinet), piano
Raoul Pleskow SOLILOQUE ET DIALOGUE -
SSAX (or Clarinet), piano
Raoul Pleskow TIENTO, STRETTO, & EPILOGO flute, clarinet (or soprano saxophone), piano
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Raoul Pleskow FOR PIANO AND INSTRUMENTS -
pf,perc,vcl,gtr
Raoul Pleskow NINE FRAGMENTS vc(or ob),pf
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Raoul Pleskow QUATRAIN gtr
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Raoul Pleskow SOLILOQUY (5 VERSIONS) vcl OR cb OR vln OR vla OR bsn solo
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