David dia. moon

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David Leo dia. moon (* 9. July 1915 in smelling ester, N.Y.; † 13. June 2005 in Brighton) was an US-American composer.


dia. moon studied institutes at the OF music in Cleveland and to the Eastman School OF music in smelling esters with Berne pool of broadcasting corporations Rogers. It received further instruction with Roger session in New York town center, and it belongs to the large group of American composers, who took with Nadia Boulanger in of Paris hours. 1951 to 1953 it informed at the University of Rome and lived afterwards as a free lance composer in Florenz. 1965 he transferred a Professur to the Manhattan School OF music to New York. Later he - until 1997 - taught to the Juilliard School. To his pupils Eric Whitacre belongs. In the year 2005 dia. moon in its house in Brighton (Monroe County, New York) at heart failure died.


dia. moon was distinguished with numerous prices (under it three Guggenheim Fellowships), and is considered as one of the outstanding American composers of its time. Numerous works were uraufgeführt by Leonard amber. Its style is tonally, predominantly easily understandable and a romantic klassizistischen tradition obligated. Passages remind Dmitri Schostakowitsch of Aaron copilot country, occasionally also, without achieving their klangliche hardness.

To the most well-known works of dia. moon Rounds ( 1944) for caper orchestras belongs. In addition it wrote 11 symphonies (1941 to 1993), concerts (among other things 3 Violinkonzerte), 10 caper quartets (the latter developed 1968), further chamber music, pieces of piano and vowel music.


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