Pentland, Barbara (1912–2000)

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Pentland, Barbara (1912–2000)

Canadian composer. Name variations: Lally Pentland. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Jan 2, 1912; died in 2000; studied at Juilliard School of Music with Frederick Jacobi and Bernard Wagenaar, and with Aaron Copland; also studied in Darmstadt (1955).

Using dissonant linear counterpoint and dodecaphonic melodic structures within a classical structure, composed over 60 works, including Disasters in the Sun; was an instructor at Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, then University of British Columbia (1949–63).

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