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Jacob Druckman

1928-1996 US, Philadelphia
Composer of Classical and Electronic

Jacob Raphael Druckman (June 26, 1928 – May 24, 1996) was an American composer born in Philadelphia. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Druckman studied with Vincent Persichetti, Peter Mennin, and Bernard Wagenaar. In 1949 and 1950 he studied with Aaron Copland at Tanglewood and later continued his studies at the École Normale de Musique in Paris (1954–55). He worked extensively with electronic music, in addition to a number of works for orchestra or for small ensembles. In 1972 he won the Pulitzer Prize for his first large orchestral work, Windows. He was composer-in-residence of the New York Philharmonic from 1982 until 1985. Druckman taught at Juilliard, The Aspen Music Festival, Tanglewood, Brooklyn College, Bard College, and Yale University, among other appointments. He is Connecticu

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Reflections on the Nature of Water: IV. Gently swelling on Druckman: String Quartets Nos. 2 and 3 by Jacob Druckman
Dark upon the Harp: No. 2, Psalm 58 (Live) on Jan DeGaetani in Concert, Vol. 1 by Jan DeGaetani & Jacob Druckman
Reflections on the Nature of Water: III. Tranquil on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Reflections on the Nature of Water: II. Fleet on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Reflections on the Nature of Water: VI. Relentless on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Reflections on the Nature of Water: I. Crystalline on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Reflections on the Nature of Water: IV. Gently Swelling on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Reflections on the Nature of Water: V. Profound on Paddle to the Sea by Third Coast Percussion
Prism for Orchestra: Prism on Orchestral Music - Leif, S. / Shostakovich, D. / Nielsen, C. / Schulhoff, E. by Leif Segerstam
Reflections on the Nature of Water: I. Crystalline on Druckman: String Quartets Nos. 2 and 3 by Jacob Druckman

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
From The New World (Rassegna Di Nuova Musica Vol. 1)John Cage, Henry Cowell, Jacob Druckman, Morton Feldman, Charles Ives, Terry Riley, Roger Sessions - Francesco Dillon, Lucas Fels, Michael Svoboda, Banda Comunale Giuseppe Verdi Di Pollenza, Fausto Bongelli, Peter Söderberg, Stefano Scodanibbio2006Album
Jacob DruckmanJacob Druckman2001Album
Trio, Op. 6; Trio, Op. 83, Nos. 6 & 7; Meditation; Glint; Slang; Trio For Clarinet, Violin, & PianoVerdehr Trio - Ludwig van Beethoven ; Max Bruch ; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ; Jacob Druckman ; Libby Larsen ; William Bolcom2000Album
Windows / Dark Upon The Harp / Animus IIJacob Druckman1998Compil.
String Quartets Nos. 2 And 3 / Reflections On The Nature Of Water / Dark WindJacob Druckman, The Group For Contemporary Music1998Album
Music Of Jacob DruckmanJacob Druckman1997Album
Works By Albert, Druckman, SchwantnerThe Julliard Orchestra, Joseph Schwantner, Jacob Druckman, Stephen Albert1989Album
Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra / PrismThe New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta - George Rochberg / Jacob Druckman1986Album
Déjà Vu / Light Spirit / AureoleSaint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Catherine Comet - Michael Colgrass / Jacob Druckman1983Album
Concerto Grosso For Piano, Percussion And Orchestra / WindowsOrchestra Of The 20th Century, Arthur Weisberg, Wanda Maximilien, Raymond Des Roches, Richard Fitz, Louis Oddo, Stephen Paysen, Bruce Tatti - Robert Moevs / Jacob Druckman1981Album
American Music For ChorusElliott Carter • Aaron Copland • Jacob Druckman • Charles Ives - Tanglewood Festival Chorus • John Oliver1978Album
The Avant Garde Woodwind Quintet In The U.S.A.Samuel Barber, Arthur Berger, Elliott Carter, Luciano Berio, Irving Fine, Lukas Foss, Mario Davidovsky, Jacob Druckman, Gunther Schuller & Karel Husa - Dorian Quintet1977Album
Lamia / Royal InvitationThe Louisville Orchestra / Jacob Druckman and Dominick Argento1976Album
Electronic MusicJohn Cage • Luciano Berio • Jacob Druckman1976Album
Animus III / Synapse/ValentineJacob Druckman1971Album
Animus II / Night Speech, Harpsichord SonataJacob Druckman / Nicolas Roussakis1970Album
Electronic Music IIILuciano Berio / Jacob Druckman / Ilhan Mimaroglu1967Album
Symphony No. 4 / Dark Upon The HarpRoger Goeb, Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Akeo Watanabe / Jacob Druckman, Jan DeGaetani, The New York Brass Quintet1964Album
Spectrum: New American Music Volume IIIJacob Druckman / Joseph Schwantner / John HarbisonAlbum
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