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Melinda Wagner (* 25. Februar 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) ist eine US-amerikanische Komponistin.

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Melinda Wagner machte Abschlüsse im Fach Komposition an der University of Chicago und der University of Pennsylvania. Zu ihren Lehrern gehörten Richard Wernick, George Crumb, Shulamit Ran und Jay Reise.

Mehrere Werke entstanden für das Chicago Symphony Orchestra, darunter „Falling Angels“ (1992) und das Klavierkonzert „Extremity of Sky“ (2002), das Emanuel Ax uraufführte. 1999 wurde Melinda Wagner für ihr Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion mit dem Pulitzer Prize of Music ausgezeichnet, das der Flötist und Dirigent Paul Lustig Dunkel und die von ihm geleitete Westchester Philharmonic in Auftrag gegeben hatten. Zu ihren weiteren Auftragswerken zählt ein Posaunenkonzert für die New York Philharmonic mit dem Solisten Joseph Alessi (2006) sowie Kompositionen für die Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, den Gitarristen David Starobin, die Fromm Foundation und die Koussevitzky Music Foundations.

Zu Wagners sonstigen Auszeichnungen zählen eine Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1988) sowie ein Preis der American Academy of Arts and Letters (2000). Seit 2017 ist sie Mitglied der American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Melinda Wagner hatte Lehraufträge an verschiedenen Universitäten und Konservatorien inne, darunter University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, Yale University, Juilliard School und Mannes College of Music. Als Composer-in-Residence wirkte sie an der University of Texas at Austin und beim Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival.

Melinda Wagner ist mit dem Schlagzeuger James Saporito verheiratet.

Quelle Wiki: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melinda_Wagner

Melinda Wagner (* 25 February 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American composer.

Life

Melinda Wagner received degrees in composition from the University of Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania. Her teachers included Richard Wernick, George Crumb, Shulamit Ran and Jay Reise.

She has written several works for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, including “Falling Angels” (1992) and the piano concerto “Extremity of Sky” (2002), premiered by Emanuel Ax. In 1999, Melinda Wagner was awarded the Pulitzer Prize of Music for her Concerto for Flute, Strings and Percussion, commissioned by flutist and conductor Paul Lustig Dunkel and the Westchester Philharmonic, which he led. Her other commissions include a trombone concerto for the New York Philharmonic with soloist Joseph Alessi (2006) and compositions for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, guitarist David Starobin, the Fromm Foundation and the Koussevitzky Music Foundations.

Wagner’s other awards include a Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1988) and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award (2000). She has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 2017.

Melinda Wagner has held teaching positions at various universities and conservatories, including University of Pennsylvania, Syracuse University, Yale University, Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music. She has served as composer-in-residence at the University of Texas at Austin and the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival.

Melinda Wagner is married to drummer James Saporito.

Source Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melinda_Wagner

List of opera

Fantasie

  • "Proceed, Moon" Fantasie für OrchesterWorld premiere 15. Juni 2017 at Symphony Center, Chicago

Konzert

  • Konzert für Flöte, Streicher und PercussionWorld premiere 30. Mai 1998 at Westchester Philharmonic
  • Klavierkonzert "Extremity of Sky"
  • Konzert für Posaune und OrchesterWorld premiere 22. Februar 2007 at New York Philharmonic

Orchesterstück

  • "Pan Journal" für Harfe und Streichquartett
  • Concertino für Cembalo und Streichquintett
  • Four Settings für Sopran und Orchester

Quartett

  • "My Tioga" für Streichquartett

Quintett

  • Brass Quintet No. 1Quintett für Bläser

Solo

  • "Arabesque " für Gitarre

Stück

  • "Noggin" 4 Stücke für Klavier
  • "Tintinnabulum" für Klavier

Discography



Sheet music

Score for choire

From A Book Of Early Prayersfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
Edition: Chorpartiturchoral score

for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
Edition: Chorpartiturchoral score

Ancient Musicfor 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
Edition: Chorpartiturchoral score

for 4-stimmig4 part, A-Cappellaa cappella, Gemischter Chormixed choir
Edition: Chorpartiturchoral score

Score for chamber music

Proceed, Moonfor Glockenspielglockenspiel

for Glockenspielglockenspiel

57/7 Dash

Pan Journalfor Harfeharp, Streicherstrings

for Harfeharp, Streicherstrings

Pan Journalfor Harfeharp, Streicherstrings

for Harfeharp, Streicherstrings

Romanze With Faux Variationsfor Cellocello, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

for Cellocello, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

Little Moonheadfor Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

for Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

Little Moonheadfor Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

for Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

Little Moonheadfor Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

for Celestacelesta, Cembaloharpsichord, Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Violineviolin

Wick

Wick

57/7 Dash

57/7 Dash

Brass Quintet No. 1for Bläserwind section, Hornfrench horn, Posaunetrombone, Trompetetrumpet

for Bläserwind section, Hornfrench horn, Posaunetrombone, Trompetetrumpet

Sextetfor Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Violaviola, Violineviolin

for Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Violaviola, Violineviolin

Extremity Of Skyfor Klavierpiano

for Klavierpiano

Wing & Prayerfor Cellocello, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion

for Cellocello, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion

Tintinnabulumfor Klavierpiano



for Klavierpiano

Concertinofor Cembaloharpsichord, Streicherstrings

for Cembaloharpsichord, Streicherstrings

Proceed, Moon-Lg Scfor Glockenspielglockenspiel

for Glockenspielglockenspiel

Four Settingsfor Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Kontrabassdoublebass, Violaviola, Violineviolin

  • I. Last Poem by Robert Desnos
  • translated by X.J. Kennedy
  • II. The Wings by Denise Levertov
  • III. Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers by Emily Dickinson
  • IV. Wild NightsùWild Nights! by Emily Dickinson
for Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Kontrabassdoublebass, Violaviola, Violineviolin

Four Settingsfor Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Kontrabassdoublebass, Violaviola, Violineviolin

  • I. Last Poem by Robert Desnos
  • translated by X.J. Kennedy
  • II. The Wings by Denise Levertov
  • III. Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers by Emily Dickinson
  • IV. Wild NightsùWild Nights! by Emily Dickinson
for Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Kontrabassdoublebass, Violaviola, Violineviolin

57/7 Dash

Scritchfor Oboeoboe, Streicherstrings

for Oboeoboe, Streicherstrings

Sextetfor Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Violaviola, Violineviolin

for Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Violaviola, Violineviolin

Wing & Prayerfor Cellocello, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion

for Cellocello, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion

Arabesquefor Gitarreguitar

for Gitarreguitar

Scritchfor Oboeoboe, Streicherstrings

for Oboeoboe, Streicherstrings

Brass Quintet No. 1for Bläserwind section, Hornfrench horn, Posaunetrombone, Trompetetrumpet

for Bläserwind section, Hornfrench horn, Posaunetrombone, Trompetetrumpet

Unsung Chordatafor Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion, Violineviolin


for Cellocello, Flöteflute, Klarinetteclarinet, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion, Violineviolin

Nogginfor Klavierpiano


  • I. Alarum
  • II. Transit
  • III. Lush Light
  • IV. Re-uptake
for Klavierpiano

Concertinofor Cembaloharpsichord, Streicherstrings

for Cembaloharpsichord, Streicherstrings

Seven Musesfor Flöteflute, Klavierpiano




for Flöteflute, Klavierpiano

Score for orchestra

Concerto for Flute, Strings, and Percussionfor Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion
Edition: Klavierauszugpiano reduction

for Flöteflute, Klavierpiano, Percussionpercussion
Edition: Klavierauszugpiano reduction

Falling Angels
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score


Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Extremity Of Skyfor Klavierpiano
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

for Klavierpiano
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Concerto, Study Score
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score



Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestrafor Posaunetrombone

for Posaunetrombone

Extremity Of Skyfor Klavierpiano
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

for Klavierpiano
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Scampfor Bläserwind section
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score


for Bläserwind section
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestrafor Posaunetrombone
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

for Posaunetrombone
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestrafor Posaunetrombone
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score

for Posaunetrombone
Edition: Orchesterpartiturorchestral score