Peter Tod Lewis

Biography

PETER TOD LEWIS (b.1932, Charlottesville, Va.) has lived on both coasts, has attended the University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A.), U.C.L.A. (M.A.) and Brandeis University in Massachusetts, studying with Arthur Berger, Morton Feldman, Irving Fine, and Lukas Foss.  He received the Wechsler Commission at Tanglewood in 1961, and has been a fellow at the Huntington Hartford Foundation and at the MacDowell Colony. In 1962-63 he lived abroad, principally in Mallorca. In 1968-69 he was composer in residence at both Southern Illinois University and the Metropolitan Educational Center for the Arts in St. Louis. Since 1969 he has been Director of the Electronic Music Studios at the University of Iowa. In 1975 he received a grant to work as visiting composer at the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht, Holland, and also realized a commissioned work in the studios of the Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Bourges in France. In addition to numerous works for tape alone, tape and film, and tape and instruments, he has written many works for chamber ensembles, solo piano, voice, and orchestra. In
1969 he became director of the Electonic Music Studios at the University
of Iowa, a position he held until his death in 1982. Recordings of his music can be found at New World Records.

 

ACE Publications

29 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Peter Tod Lewis BRICOLAGE -
solo perc, tape
Peter Tod Lewis FRAGMENTS/HEDGEHOGS orch:2-2-eh-2-bcl-2, 2-2-2-btbn/tb-0,9perc,pf,str,4-channel tape
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Peter Tod Lewis QUADRONE-B 20 or more flutes
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Peter Tod Lewis BALLAD FOR SHAHEEN med vc,pf
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Peter Tod Lewis TERRIBILITA diverse instru & tape
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Peter Tod Lewis QUADRONE 20 vcl
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Peter Tod Lewis ALCAZAR 3 -
any number of instruments, minumum of 4
Peter Tod Lewis MANESTAR tape and 7players:fl/pic,tbn,pf,perc, vln,vla,vcl
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Peter Tod Lewis SONG, for Sop & Str Trio sop,str
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Peter Tod Lewis IMAGES, In Memoriam James Agee narr,orch: pic-2-2-eh-2-bcl-2-cbsn,4-3-3-1,timp,4perc,hp,pf,str
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Peter Tod Lewis ESPEJO orch:1-1-1-1,2-1-1-0, str(min):10-10-8-8-5
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Peter Tod Lewis TWO SHORT PIECES FOR OBOE & PIANO ob,pf
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Peter Tod Lewis LAMENT FOR MRS BRIDGE cham ens:pic,fl,ob,cbsn,2hn,tpt, tbn,cel/cym,mand,3cb
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Peter Tod Lewis SESTINA, for Winds 2-2-2-bcl-2,2hns
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Peter Tod Lewis DUET,for Flute & Cello fl,vcl
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Peter Tod Lewis LAMENTATION...FERDINAND LE TROISIEME'(Arr) cham ens:alfl-1-1-ehn-1-bcl-1-cbsn,2hn,str:2-1-1
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Peter Tod Lewis SESTINA pf or hpschd
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Peter Tod Lewis THREE EPIGRAMS fl,alfl,ob,eh,cl,bcl,bsn,cbsn, 2hn, str2-1-1
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Peter Tod Lewis CAPRICCIO CONCERTATO 2pf
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Peter Tod Lewis PIANO TRIO vln,vcl,pf
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Peter Tod Lewis STRING QUARTET 2/1/2001
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Peter Tod Lewis THREE BAGATELLES pf
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Peter Tod Lewis BLACK SABBATH,A Dance in Five Sections pf
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Peter Tod Lewis FIVE JAPANESE SONGS sop,ten,vln,vla,vcl
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Peter Tod Lewis PERPETUUM MOBILE pf
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