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Wuorinen, Charles

Overview
Works: 928 works in 2,156 publications in 4 languages and 28,026 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Manuscripts  Live sound recordings  Music  Scores  Fugues  Preludes (Music)  Parts (Music)  Piano music 
Roles: Author, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Performer, Arranger, Author of introduction, Composer, Interviewee, Moderator, Interviewer, Commentator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: M3.1, 785
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charles Wuorinen
Simple composition by Charles Wuorinen( Book )

17 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu bao gua : shi er yin ti xi de ji ben te xing ; biao ceng xie zuo ; jie gou ; qu shi gong si pian, gai gua le zuo qu de cheng xu he shou fa
Concerto for piano and orchestra ; The head of the bed by Milton Babbitt( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genesis by Charles Wuorinen( )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Latin and No Linguistic content and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works for violin and piano by Charles Wuorinen( )

2 editions published in 1988 and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winds by Charles Wuorinen( Recording )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast fantasy by Charles Wuorinen( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six trios by Charles Wuorinen( )

5 editions published in 2006 and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Haroun songbook by Charles Wuorinen( )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapting to the times by Charles Wuorinen( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber works by Charles Wuorinen( Recording )

7 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden dance by Charles Wuorinen( )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto for piano and orchestra No.3 / The Golden Dance for orchestra
Vocal works by Charles Wuorinen( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time's encomium by Charles Wuorinen( Recording )

7 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center
String sextet and other works by Charles Wuorinen( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music of two decades by Charles Wuorinen( )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Wuorinen by Charles Wuorinen( )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music critic Tim Page interviews American composer, pianist and teacher Charles Wuorinen. Wuorinen speaks about contemporary music, and about the increased interest in all kinds of it. He talks about electronic music, but he says that he does not believe that it will replace traditional musical instruments. He also comments on whether he sees a connection to the music we listen to now and early music. He speaks also about the connection between composers and performers, and says that composers provide very general instructions to performers, and expect a wide variety of interpretations from them. The composer discusses his Percussion symphony, and excerpts from this symphony are played during his interview. At the end of the interview he gives advice to young composers
Otto Luening by Otto Luening( Recording )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music critic Tim Page interviews Otto Luening, a composer and conductor. Luening speaks about composer and pianist Ferruccio Busoni's influence on all of his music. He talks in detail about his musical tribute to Busoni. He also talks about the importance of regional development of new musical styles, speaking of talent in the Midwest, which isn't tied to the biggest American musical culture centers New York or Los Angeles. Having been knowns as a pioneer of electronic music, he speaks about the beginning of the electronic music era, and becoming "a personality" based on his electronic works. He talks about his String quartet no. 2 written in 1922, and being still played in the 1960s; and provides background of his work Fantasy in space. During his interview excerpts from the Sonata for piano in memoriam Ferruccio Busoni and Fantasy in space are played
The Dante trilogy : chamber version by Charles Wuorinen( )

7 editions published in 2008 and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of spring by Joan Peyser( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan Peyser offers a history of twentieth century music through the lives and works of its greatest composers in To Boulez and Beyond. Peyser provides historical context and suggests psychological insight for these masters, including Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern of the Second Viennese School; their immediate ancestors Wagner and Mahler; Rimsky-Korsakov and his pupil Stravinsky; and Hindemith, Bartók, Cowell, and Varèse. Discussing proponents of serialism and twelve-tone technique, as well as those who worked against these styles, the book also considers Berio, Stockhausen, Shostakovich, Babbitt, Copland, Wuorinen, and Cage, among others, describing how and why music moved throughout the 20th century. The largest section of the book is devoted to the life and works of Pierre Boulez. A new preface and a bibliography help to round out this revised and updated edition
Ashberyana : Praegustatum ; Fenton songs I ; Fenton songs II ; Ave Christe of Josquin ; Josquiniana by Charles Wuorinen( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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To Boulez and beyond : music in Europe since The rite of spring
Alternative Names
Charles Wuorinen Amerikaans dirigent

Charles Wuorinen amerikai zeneszerző

Charles Wuorinen compositeur américain

Charles Wuorinen compositor estadounidense

Charles Wuorinen compositore statunitense

Charles Wuorinen US-amerikanischer Komponist

Wourinen, Charles 1938-

Wuorinen, Charles Peter 1938-

Чарльз Вуоринен

צ'ארלס וואורינן

צ'ארלס וואורינן מלחין אמריקאי

チャールズ・ウォリネン

查爾斯·沃里寧

Languages
English (66)

German (6)

Latin (4)

Chinese (1)

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