Robert Stewart

Biography

Born in Buffalo, New York, Robert Stewart spent his formative years in Chicago, later receiving a masters degree in Music Education, Violin, and Composition at the American Conservatory.  He was a professional violinist and teacher, and during World War II composed for the Armed Forces radio shows. He received a MacDowell Colony fellowship (1956) and served as president of the Southeastern Composers League. He was involved with the Bennington Composers Conference Board and was recommended for ACA membership by Roger Goeb, Chow Wen-Chung, and Lionel Nowak. He was head of the Department of Music and Drama at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, where he taught from 1954 to 1988. His archives are housed at Washington and Lee.

Robert Stewart, composer (1918-1995)

ACE Publications

63 title(s)
Composer Title SCORING/INSTRUMENTATION Year
Robert Stewart WHEN TIME STOOD STILL -
Piano
Robert Stewart ANNIVERSARY CAPRICES violin, viola
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Robert Stewart SONGS OF THE CLOWN high voice, viola
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Robert Stewart THREE PIECES FOR TRUMPET AND ORGAN -
Trumpet, organ
Robert Stewart BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAIN SUITE ob,cl,bsn
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Robert Stewart FLAMING TREES -
clarinet solo
Robert Stewart STRING QUARTET No. 6 string quartet
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Robert Stewart IDYLL for strings string orchestra
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Robert Stewart STUDY II: Consonances and Other Vocal Sounds -
Soprano, speaking choir
Robert Stewart THREE SEASCAPES for Two Flutes -
Flute (2)
Robert Stewart THREE SONGS -
Soprano (or Tenor), piano
Robert Stewart STRING QUARTET No. 5 string quartet
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Robert Stewart POKER 3 to 5 percussionists
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Robert Stewart STUDY I: Vowels -
Soprano, speaking choir
Robert Stewart WORSHIP THE LORD -
SATB
Robert Stewart FOUR LYRIC PIECES brass quintet
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Robert Stewart SUITE FOR SOLO PERCUSSION -
Percussion (1)
Robert Stewart FIVE VISIONS for Woodwind Quintet woodwind quintet
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Robert Stewart STRING QUARTET No. 4 string quartet
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Robert Stewart THREE FANTASIES, for Organ -
Organ
Robert Stewart HEART ATTACK, for Tuba & 2 Perc tba, perc(2)
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Robert Stewart HEAVENTREE MADRIGALS SATB a cappella
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Robert Stewart TWO MOVEMENTS, for Five Woodwinds -
Woodwind quintet
Robert Stewart BRASS QUINTET no 2 1-2-1-1
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Robert Stewart BRASS QUINTET no 3 1-2-1-1
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