Skip to main content

Lockwood, Normand

Lockwood, Normand

Lockwood, Normand, American composer and teacher; b. N.Y., March 19,1906. He studied at the Univ. of Mich. (1921–24), and with Respighi in Rome (1925–26) and Boulanger in Paris (1926–28); he was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome (1929–31). Upon his return to America, he was an instructor in music at the Oberlin (Ohio) Cons. (1932–43); from 1945 to 1953, was a lecturer at Columbia Univ., then at Trinity Univ. in San Antonio (1953–55); later taught at the Univ. of Hawaii and at the Univ. of Ore. (1955–61). In 1961 he was appointed a member of the faculty of the Univ. of Denver; became prof. emeritus in 1974. Lockwood’s compositions are well crafted in an accessible style.

Works

dramatic: Opera: The Scarecrow (N.Y, May 19, 1945); Early Dawn (Denver, Aug. 7, 1961); The Wizards of Balizar (Denver, Aug. 1, 1962); The Hanging Judge (Denver, March 1964); Requiem for a Rich Young Man (Denver, Nov. 24, 1964). orch.: 2 syms. (1935; 1978–79); Moby Dick for Chamber Orch. (1946); 2 concertos for Organ and Brass (1950, 1970); Oboe Concerto (1966); Symphonic Sequences (1966); From an Opening to a Close for Wind Instruments and Percussion (1967); Panegyric for Horn and Strings (1978–79); Concerto for 2 Harps and Strings (1981); Prayers and Fanfares for Brass, Strings, and Percussion (1982). chamber: 7 string quartets (1933–50); Piano Quintet (1940); 6 Serenades for String Quartet (1945); Clarinet Quintet (1960); Sonata for 4 Cellos (1968); Excursions for 4 String Basses (1976); Tripartito for Flute and Guitar (1980); Piano Trio (1985). vocal:The Closing Doxology for Chorus, Symphonic Band, and Percussion (1952); Prairie for Chorus and Orch. (1952); Magnificat for Soprano, Chorus, and Orch. (1954); oratorios, including Children of God (1956; Cincinnati, Feb. 1, 1957), Light out of Darkness (1957), Land of Promise (1960), and For the Time Being (1971); cantatas; choruses; song cycles; solo songs.

Bibliography

K. Norton, N. L: His Life and Music (Metuchen, N.J., 1993).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Lockwood, Normand." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. 13 Nov. 2018 <https://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Lockwood, Normand." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 13, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lockwood-normand

"Lockwood, Normand." Baker’s Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. . Retrieved November 13, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/arts/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/lockwood-normand

Learn more about citation styles

Citation styles

Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:

Modern Language Association

http://www.mla.org/style

The Chicago Manual of Style

http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html

American Psychological Association

http://apastyle.apa.org/

Notes:
  • Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
  • In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.