Irwin Bazelon

Biography

Born: June 4, 1922; Evanston, IL  
Bazelon studied at De Paul University and also with composers Bloch and Milhaud. His compositions are mainly for orchestra and chamber groups, and he is especially known for his works for brass and percussion. =Propulsions= (1974), a concerto, is considered an important part of the percussion repertory. Bazelon has also written for the theatre, cinema and television and is the author of a book on the music of film. Bazelon studied at De Paul University and also with composers Bloch and Milhaud. His compositions are mainly for orchestra and chamber groups, and he is especially known for his works for brass and percussion. =Propulsions= (1974), a concerto, is considered an important part of the percussion repertory. Bazelon has also written for the theatre, cinema and television and is the author of a book on the music of film. Read less

Irwin Bazelon


MOST POPULAR WORKS
Introduction
Part I
Part II: Trio No. 1 - Trio No. 2
Part III
I. Overture
II. Morning Hymn
III. Carriage Ride (Through Village)
IV. Fuguing Tune (Intermezzo)
V. Corbett House (Interlude)
VI. Winter (Delaware Country Scene)
VII. Fun and Games (for Colonial Kids)
VIII. Serenade
No. 1. My Grandmother's Love Letters
No. 2. March
No. 3. Legend
No. 4. Forgetfulness
No. 5. October-November
WORKS
Introduction
Part I
Part II: Trio No. 1 - Trio No. 2
Part III
I. Overture
II. Morning Hymn
III. Carriage Ride (Through Village)
IV. Fuguing Tune (Intermezzo)
V. Corbett House (Interlude)
VI. Winter (Delaware Country Scene)
VII. Fun and Games (for Colonial Kids)
VIII. Serenade
No. 1. My Grandmother's Love Letters
No. 2. March
No. 3. Legend
No. 4. Forgetfulness
No. 5. October-November
I. Curtain Raiser
II. Character Sketches: Sir John Falstaff - Comedians and Suitors - The Merry Wives
III. Ballet for a Postman
IV. Introduction and Fanfare for 2 Brave Fighters
V. Transformation Music: Dance of the Fairies
VI. Curtain Call Finale
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