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Phillip Ramey

Naissance (80 ans)
Elmhurst, États-Unis
Activité principale compositeur, pianiste et musicologue

Phillip Ramey, né le à Elmhurst, dans l’Illinois, est un compositeur, pianiste et musicologue américain.

Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Œuvres[modifier | modifier le code]

  • 1959 - Three Early Preludes for Piano
  • 1960-63 - Suite for Piano (revised 1988)
  • 1960 - Three Preludes for Solo Horn
  • 1960 - Incantations for Piano
  • 1961 - Piano Sonata No. 1
  • 1962 - Sonata for Three Unaccompanied Timpani
  • 1962 - Concert Suite for Piano and Small Orchestra (revised, reorchestrated and expanded 1984 as Concert Suite for Piano and Orchestra)
  • 1962 - Cat Songs for Soprano, Flute and Piano (text: T. S. Eliot)
  • 1965 - Seven, They Are Seven: Incantation for Bass-Baritone and Orchestra (text: Konstantin Balmont)
  • 1966 - Diversions for Piano
  • 1966 - Piano Sonata No. 2
  • 1966 - Capriccio for Percussion
  • 1967 - Epigrams for Piano, Book I
  • 1967 - Orchestral Discourse
  • 1967 - Night Music for Percussion
  • 1968 - Piano Sonata No. 3
  • 1968 - Harvard Bells, Soundpiece for Piano
  • 1968 - Toccata Breva for Percussion
  • 1968 - Commentaries for Flute and Piano
  • 1969-71 - Piano Concerto No. 1
  • 1969-72 - Piano Fantasy
  • 1971 - Suite for Violin and Piano
  • 1972 - Leningrad Rag (Mutations on Scott Joplin) for Piano
  • 1974 - Concerto for Chamber Orchestra
  • 1976 - Piano Concerto No. 2
  • 1977 - Memorial (In Memoriam Alexander Tcherepnin) for Piano
  • 1977 - Arabesque for Solo Flute
  • 1979 - La Citadelle, Rhapsody for Oboe and Piano
  • 1980 - A William Blake Trilogy for Soprano and Piano
  • 1980 - Autumn Pastorale for Piano
  • 1981/85 - Cossack Variations for Piano
  • 1981 - Fanfare-Sonata for Solo Trumpet
  • 1982 - Canzona for Piano
  • 1983 - Echoes for Piano
  • 1982-86 - Moroccan Songs to Words of Paul Bowles for High Voice and Piano
  • 1984 - Phantasm for Flute and Violin (or Two Violins)
  • 1984 - Concert Suite for Piano and Orchestra
  • 1985 - Proclamation for Orchestra (Orchestration of Aaron Copland's Proclamation for Piano)
  • 1985 - Capriccio (Improvisation on a Theme from Youth) for Piano
  • 1986 - Toccata No. 1 for Piano
  • 1986 - Epigrams for Piano, Book II
  • 1987-88 - Piano Sonata No. 4
  • 1987-93 - Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra
  • 1989 - Piano Sonata No. 5 (For the Left Hand)
  • 1989 - Tangier Nocturne for Piano
  • 1990 - Toccata No. 2 for Piano
  • 1990 - Burlesque-Paraphrase on a Theme of Stephen Foster for Piano
  • 1990 - Cantus Arcanus (In Memoriam Aaron Copland) for Piano
  • 1991-94 - Piano Concerto No. 3
  • 1991-2013 - Twenty-two Tangier Portraits for Piano
  • 1992 - Rhapsody for Solo Cello
  • 1992 - Café of the Ghosts: Fantasy-Trio on a Moroccan Beggar's Song for Violin, Cello and Piano
  • 1993 - Trio Concertant for Violin, Horn and Piano
  • 1993 - Chromatic Waltz for Piano
  • 1994 - Color Etudes for Piano
  • 1994 - Praeludium for Five Horns
  • 1995 - Gargoyles for Solo Horn
  • 1995 - Elegy for Horn and Piano
  • 1996 - Concertino for Four Horns, Timpani and Percussion
  • 1997 - Sonata-Ballade for Two Horns and Piano
  • 1997 - Dialogue for Two Horns
  • 1997 - Phantoms (Ostinato Etude) for Piano
  • 1998 - Sonata for Harpsichord
  • 1998 - Effigies for Viola and Piano
  • 1998 - Lyric Fragment for Flute and Harpsichord (or Piano)
  • 2001 - Lament for Richard III for Piano
  • 2002 - Color Etudes for Piano and Orchestra (arranged from Color Etudes for Piano)
  • 2002 - Orchestral Epigrams
  • 2003 - Winter Nocturne for Piano
  • 2004 - Ode for F.D.R. for Piano
  • 2007 - Primitivo for Piano
  • 2007 - J.F.K.: Oration for Speaker and Orchestra (text from speeches of President John F. Kennedy)
  • 2008 - Piano Sonata No. 6 (Sonata-Fantasia)
  • 2008 - Dream Preludes for Trumpet and Piano
  • 2008 - Ballade for Clarinet and Horn
  • 2008 - Blue Phantom for Piano
  • 2009 - Djebel Bani (A Saharan Meditation) for Piano
  • 2009 - Simon Songs: Six Poems for Baritone and Piano (text: John Simon)
  • 2009 - Simon Songs: Suite for Baritone and Orchestra (text: John Simon)
  • 2010 - Slavic Rhapsody (The Novgorod Kremlin at Night) for Piano
  • 2010 - Bagatelle on "Dies Irae" for Piano
  • 2010-11 - Piano Sonata No. 7
  • 2011 - Bagatelle on "Panis Angelicus" for Piano
  • 2011 - Manhattan Soundings for Piano
  • 2011-12 - Piano Sonata No. 8
  • 2012 - Demons of Barsoom (Homage to Edgar Rice Burroughs): Ballade for Trombone and Piano
  • 2012 - Concerto for Trombone and String Orchestra, Harp and Percussion
  • 2012 - Hurricane Etude for Piano
  • 2012 - Bagatelle on Twelve Tones for Piano
  • 2013 - Bagatelle with Thirds for Piano
  • 2013 - Bagatelle Romantique (on Themes of Alexander Tcherepnin) for Piano
  • 2013 - Night of the Djinns for Piccolo, Contrabassoon and Percussion
  • 2013 - Piano Sonata No. 9 (Ballade)
  • 2014 - Second Rhapsody for Oboe and Piano
  • 2014 - Musings: Thirteen Pieces for Piano
  • 2014 - Loup-garou: Caprice for Tuba and Percussion
  • 2014-15 - Piano Sonata No. 10
  • 2015 - Symphonic Song for String Orchestra

Discographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Toccata Classics a publié quatre CD :

  • Piano Music: 1961-2003 ;
  • Piano Music, Volume 2: 1966-2007 ;
  • Piano Music, Volume 3: 1960-2010 ;
  • Piano Music, Volume 4: 1959-2011.

Écrits[modifier | modifier le code]

  • Irving Fine: An American Composer in His Time. Hillsdale, New York/Washington, D. C.: Pendragon Press, in association with the U. S. Library of Congress, 2005.
  • Sergei Prokofiev: The Modern Classicist. Time-Life booklet, 1975.
  • Rachmaninoff: His Life and Times. Funk & Wagnalls booklet, 1975.

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