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Shulman, Alan

Shulman, Alan

Shulman, Alan, American cellist, teacher, and composer; b. Baltimore, June 4, 1915; d. 1993. He studied cello with Salmond at the Peabody Cons. of Music in Baltimore, and composition with Wagenaar at the Juilliard School of Music in N.Y., graduating in 1937. He was a member of the NBC Sym. Orch. in N.Y. (1937–42; 1945–54), as well as a teacher at Sarah Lawrence Coll. and at the Juilliard School of Music. In 1993 he entered a nursing home.

Works

ORCH.: Theme and Variations for Viola and Orch. (N.Y., Feb. 17, 1941); Pastorale and Dance for Violin and Orch. (N.Y., July 15, 1944); Cello Concerto (1948; N.Y., April 13, 1950); Waltzes (1949); A Laurentian Overture (1951; N.Y, Jan. 7, 1952); Popocatepetl, symphonic picture (1952). CHAMBER: Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings (1946); Threnody for String Quartet (1950); Suite Miniature for Octet of Cellos (1956); Suitefor Cello (1950); Top Brass for 12 Brass Instruments (Portland, Ore., April 25, 1958); 4 Diversions for a Pride of Cellos (Philadelphia, April 6, 1975); numerous short works for Violin, for Cello, for Piano, etc.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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