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Ned Rorem

 b. 1923Photo credit: Christian Steiner


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Ned Rorem has been called by Time magazine "the world's best composer of art songs" * Received the Pulitzer Prize in 1976 for his orchestral suite Air Music * Has championed tonality throughout his career in his lyrical yet forthright music * His output spans nearly every musical medium, plus sixteen books * His recent chamber works have been toured or recorded by the Guarneri String Quartet, the Emerson String Quartet and the Beaux Arts Trio, among others * Vocal works have been performed and recorded by leading artists including Susan Graham, Brian Azawa, Judy Collins, and Carole Farley

Works by Ned Rorem include:
Our Town (2005) Opera
Lions (A Dream) (1963) for jazz group and orchestra
Concerto for English Horn and Orchestra (1993)
String Quartet No.4 (1995)

Looking Ahead: A new work by Rorem, Be Not Afeard, will be premiered this summer at the Tanglewood Music Festival.

"I conceive all music…vocally. Whatever my music is written for—tuba, tambourine, tubular bells—it is always the singer within me crying to get out." — Ned Rorem

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