Louis Calabro

  • Louis Calabro was born in 1926 in Brooklyn, NY. He began his musical career while a teenager, playing in professional jazz bands. Without prior formal musical training, he entered the Juilliard School in 1948, completing his graduate and post-graduate work in composition with Vincent Persichetti. He was a member of the music faculty at Bennington College in Vermont, and was the founder and musical director of the Sage City Symphony of North Bennington.

    Calabro was the first recipient of the Richard Rogers Scholarship, and received two Coolidge Chamber Music Awards, the Alice Ditson Award, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and numerous grants and commissions during his career.

    Louis Calabro died on October 21, 1991.


  • Cover Title (Subtitle) Duration Instrumentation
    Piano
    460-00098 Concert Piece
    460-00008 Diversities
    460-00009 Sonatina
    160-00024 Suite Of 7
    Chamber Ensemble
    464-00051 10 Lyric Pieces
    18:00
    164-00042 5 Duos
    For Bb Clarinet and Violincello
    3:00 Chamber Ensemble
    164-00063 Ceremonial March
    For Brass and Percussion
    6:00
    164-00158 Chanterelle
    8:00
    431-41010 Contemporary American Art Songs
    164-00051 Divertimento
    12563 Environments
    for Clarinet and Brass
    7:30 6Tpt. 6Tbn.
    461-00001 Macabre Reflection
    16:00
    164-00118 Three Pieces Fo Solo Piccolo
    5:00 Piccolo with Piano
    164-00230 Three Pieces for Four Cellos
    String Ensemble
    Orchestra
    12476 Cantilena
    for Voice and Strings
    6:00
    12645 Fugue
    for Strings
    Str.
    12956 Symphony for Strings
    20:00 Str.
    12736 Symphony No. 1
    in One Movement
    20:00 3 3 3 2 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Str.
    12847 Symphony No. 3
    in One Movement
    17:00 3 3 3 3 – 4 3 3 1; Timp. Perc. Cel. Str.
    166-00004 Ten Short Pieces
    For String Orchestra
    8:30 String Orchestra

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