Lawrence Willingham

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Lawrence Willingham was born on 17 January 1942 in Portland (ME).  He graduated from St. John's College High School in Washington DC in 1959 and received a bachelor's degree in music from the New England Conservatory in 1963, a master's degree in music from Yale University in 1966 and a doctoral degree in musical arts from West Virginia University in 1974 where he studied composition, piano and viola. He won scholarships from all three institutions. His composition teachers were Dr. George Thaddeus Jones, Daniel Pinkham, Yehudi Wyner and Thomas Canning.  (with thanks to Prof. Tobias Broeker)

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1 ADAGIO CONCERTANTE, op 27 (1982)
Clarinet, string orchestra: 2-1-1-0

2 CAROL OF THE THRUSH, op 15 (1977)
sop,fl,cl,vln,vla,vcl

3 COUNT UGOLINO, op 12 (1974)
bar,ob,2 timp,perc,3vla,6vcl

4 EPIGRAMS, op 18 (1979)
pf

6 FOUR SCENARIOS, op 19 (1980)
Piano

7 FOUR SONGS FROM WILLIAM BLAKE, op 1 (1961)
Soprano, piano

8 GARGANTUAN BACCHANALE, op 23 (1981)
2 pianos

9 GHOST OF ABEL, THE; op 8 (Dram Cantata) (1971)
Narrator, soprano, 3 tenor, 3 bass, SATB, orch: flute (3), oboe (2)/english horn, clarinet (2), bassoon (2), horn (2), trumpet, trombone, piano, percussion, strings

10 IN PRAISE OF FRODO (1983)
String quartet: 2-1-1

11 LAKE, THE; op 25 (1982)
Soprano, clarinet, percussion, viola, piano

12 MAD SONG, op 24 (1981)
Soprano, clarinet, percussion (2), strings (2-1-1)

13 MAYA OZOLINA, op 29 (1983)
Soprano, flute

15 RIVER MERCHANT'S WIFE, THE; op 20 (1980)
Soprano, flute, percussion, piano, cello

16 SONATA, op 13 (1975)
Piano

17 SONGS FROM HERMAN HESSE, op 26 (1982)
Soprano, piano

18 SONGS OF INNOCENCE & EXPERIENCE, op 17 (1979)
Soprano, piano

19 STRING QUARTET NO. 2 op 6 (1966)
String quartet: 2-1-1

21 THREE SERIOUS SONGS, op 9 (1971)
Tenor, piano

22 THREE SONGS from W. B. Yeats, op 11 (1973)
Tenor, chamber orchL 1-1-1-1, percussion, strings (2-1-1)

23 TZIGANE, op 7 (1969)
Violin, piano

24 VIOLIN CONCERTO Op. 16 (1978)
solo violin; 2222 4221 hp perc(3) strings

25 YOUNG PEOPLE'S ALBUM, op 14 (1975)
Piano

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