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Wrote "Anything Goes" and many other jazzy musicals
Was a famous composer/conductor who wrote West Side Story
Contemporary composer who wrote "The Unanswered Question"
Amy Mary Beach
First female American composer, wrote "Dreaming"
composer, wrote Rite of Spring, expressionist ballet, shocked crowds because of music and scenes
Born in Chicago middle class. moved to Harlem in 1923 and began playing at the cotton club. Composer, pianist and band leader. Most influential figures in jazz.
John Philip Sousa
American bandmaster and composer who wrote comic operas and marches such as Stars and Stripes Forever (1897).
Minimalism, wrote Music for 18 Musicians
Known for his serial and electronic music in the 20th century 1916-2011
United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms and composed scores for musical comedies (1898-1937). Wrote "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
wrote "Fanfare for the Common Man"
Wrote for many Tim Burton film scores, including Batman
A twentieth-century American writer of popular songs (words and music). His songs include "God Bless America," "White Christmas," and "There's no Business like Show Business."
Wrote "Adagio for Strings"
modern composer who wrote "4:33," a song with absolutely no music.
modern-day composer/conductor who wrote "On the Transmigration of Souls"
American composer (female)
Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
A film composer who popularized film music like Star Wars, Jaws, Indiana Jones
minimalist composer who wrote "Einstein on the Beach"
Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
Austrian composer; leader of the 2nd Viennese school: Invented serialism same as 12 tone system
United States composer who was the first creator of ragtime to write down his compositions (1868-1917)
William Grant Still
African-American; first to have work performed by major orchestra; incorporates blues, spirituals, jazz; wrote "Afro-American Symphony"
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