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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1 BIRTHDAY SUITE, op 87 (1949)
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2 BITTER SUITE,op 98 (1955)
Oboe, clarinet (4), strings
3 BOUNCETTINO, op 73 (1944)
Viola, piano
4 CAPE COD SUITE, op 200 (1988)
Flute (2), oboe (2), clarinet (2), bassoon (2), horn (4), trumpet (2), trombone (4), timpani, strings
5 DREAM WORLD,op 90 (1950)
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6 ELEGY, OP.46 (1936)
Clarinet, string orchestra (or string quintet)
7 ELEGY,op,81 (1947)
Clarinet, horn, violin, viola, cello
10 INTERLUDE, op 96 (1953)
Cello solo, flute, oboe, clarinet (2), bassoon, horn, strings
11 LILACS, op 95 (1984)
SATB, piano
12 OPUS 93 (1951)
Clarinet, piano
13 STRING OCTET #2, op 175 (1986)
Violin 1 (4), violin 2 (2), viola (2)
14 STRING QUARTET #8, in E minor, op 41 (1935)
String quartet
15 STRING QUARTET 10, op 4 (1936)
String quartet
16 STRING QUARTET 13, op 63 (1937)
String quartet
17 STRING QUARTET 14, op 65 (1939)
String quartet
18 STRING QUARTET 15, op 67 (1940)
String quartet
19 STRING QUARTET 16(INDIAN), op 69) (1941)
String quartet
20 STRING QUARTET 17, op 70 (1942)
String quartet
21 STRING QUARTET 18, op 72 (1943)
String quartet
22 STRING QUARTET 20, op 80 (1947)
String quartet
23 STRING QUARTET 21, op 84 (1949)
String quartet
24 STRING QUARTET 23,op 91 (1950)
String quartet
25 TRIBACH, op 101 (1957)
fl,cl,pf
26 WIND QUARTET, op 20 (1934)
Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon

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