Howard Hanson

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... read moreHoward Hanson (1896-1981) was noted not only for his compositions, but also for directing the Eastman School of Music for more than 40 years, making it one of the premier conservatories in America. His Second Symphony, the lush and lyrical "Romantic," remains his greatest work and typifies the style...

Key songs

Chorale (Laude)
Howard Hanson
1:44
Gershwin: Cuban Overture
Howard Hanson
10:47
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue
Howard Hanson
14:54
Variation 1 (Laude)
Howard Hanson
1:02
Rhapsody In Blue
Howard Hanson
15:10

Biography

Active: 1920s-1970s
Country Of origin: United States of America

An American composer who wrote in various forms, including choral, solo piano, and symphonic pieces. Hanson's sweeping orchestrations are among the best of the 30s nationalist style. ~ Blue Gene Tyranny~ Rovi

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