Gerald Strang

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Gerald Strang (13. Februar 1908 in Claresholm, Alberta (Canada); † 13. Februar 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.

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1 COMPOSITION No. 3 (1966)
electronic tape composition

2 CONCERTO FOR CELLO, OP 36 (1951)
solo vc, pf, ww: 1-1-1-1

3 CONCERTO GROSSO (1950)
ww: 1-0-1-1; hn, vln, vla, vc

4 DIVERTIMENTO, for 4 Instruments (1948)
1. vln,fl, or oboe 2. vln,vla,ob, or cl 3. vla or cl 4. vcl or bsn

5 SECOND SYMPHONY (1947)
pic,3 fl,2 ob, English hn, 2 cl, bcl,2 bsn,cbsn,4 hn,3 tpt,3 tbn.

7 SYMPHONY No. 1 (1942)
orch: 3-2-eh-2-bcl-2-cbsn; 4-3-3-0; timp; str

8 VARIATIONS no. 37 (1970)
fl, ob, cl, bsn; or other combinations incl Eng hn, sax, vla, vcl

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