Chronological list of American classical composers

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The following is a chronological list (by year of birth) of American composers of classical music.

Baroque[edit]

Classical era[edit]

Romantic era[edit]

Modern/contemporary[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Butterworth, Neil (2013-10-02). Dictionary of American Classical Composers. Routledge. ISBN 9781136790249.
  3. ^ Cooke, Nym (1986). "Thomas Walter". In Hitchcock, H. Wiley; Sadie, Stanley (eds.). The New Grove Dictionary of American Music, Volume 4. Macmillan. p. 474.
  4. ^ Britton, Lowens & Crawford 1990, p. 254.
  5. ^ Ogasapian, John (2004). Music of the Colonial and Revolutionary Era. Greenwood Publishing. pp. 154–155. ISBN 9780313324352.
  6. ^ a b "New England Music : Composers and Compilers born in New England before 1900". Americanmusicpreservation.com. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
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  8. ^ "Victor Pelissier, Composer in Federal New York and Philadelphia". Journals.psu.edu. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  9. ^ "Pelissier, Victor". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  10. ^ Britton, Lowens & Crawford 1990, p. 161.
  11. ^ Kroger, Karl (ed.) 1997. Three Connecticut Composers: Oliver Brownson, Alexander Gillet, and Solomon Chandler: The Collected Works (Music of the New American Nation: Sacred Music from 1780 to 1820). Routledge, New York. ISBN 978-0815327790
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  17. ^ a b "The Old Stoughton Musical Society: An Historical and Informative Record of the Oldest Choral Society in America, Together with Interesting Data of Its Organization, Meetings, Reunions and Outings, and a Complete List of Past and Present Officers and Members". Old Stoughton Musical Society. 1929.
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  19. ^ Kroeger, Karl; Callahan, Joan R. (2003). "The "Other" Billings: The Life and Music of Nathaniel Billings (1768-1853), an Early American Composer". Notes. 60 (2): 377–392. doi:10.1353/not.2003.0155. JSTOR 4487134. S2CID 163126539. Retrieved 11 April 2022 – via JSTOR.
  20. ^ Piza, Antoni; Ficher, Miguel; Schleifer, Martha Furman; Furman, John F. (September 1997). "Latin American Classical Composers: A Biographical Dictionary". Notes. 54 (1): 61. doi:10.2307/899942. ISSN 0027-4380. JSTOR 899942.
  21. ^ Kroeger, Karl, ed. (2000). Early American Anthems: Anthems for public celebrations. A-R Editions, Madison, Wisconsin. p. xxii.
  22. ^ Hatchett, Marian J. 2003. A companion to the New harp of Columbia. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee, p. 107. Birth date listed as c. 1770.
  23. ^ Kroger, Karl (ed.) 1995. Three New York Composers: The Collected Works of Lewis Edson, Lewis Edson Jr, and Nathaniel Billings (Music of the New American Nation: Sacred Music from 1780 to 1820). Routledge, New York. ISBN 978-0815321705
  24. ^ Kroeger, Karl. 2000. Early American Anthems: Anthems for public celebrations. A-R Editions: Madison, Wisconsin, p. xxi.
  25. ^ Kolman, Barry Araújo. 2018. American Wind Music: Its Origin and the Instrumental Tutors. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, p. 36.
  26. ^ "Photographic image of Vermont Harmony record sleeve" (JPG). Archive.org. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  27. ^ Hubbard, W. L., ed. (1908). The American History and Encyclopedia of Music. Irving Squire, Toledo, Ohio: History of American Music. pp. 163–164.
  28. ^ Metcalf, Frank Johnson. 1925. Abingdon Press, New York, pp. 167–171
  29. ^ Kroeger, K. (1992). "The Life and Music of Merit Woodruff: An Early American Psalmodist" (PDF). Americas: A Hemispheric Music Journal. 2: 5.
  30. ^ Yellin, Victor Fell. 1996. Two Early American Musical Plays (Liner notes from New World Records Cat. No. 80232) (PDF) (Media notes).
  31. ^ Mason, L. (1990). A Yankee musician in Europe: the 1837 journals of Lowell Mason (No. 110). University Rochester Press
  32. ^ "Henry Kemble Oliver". Hymntime.com.
  33. ^ Simmonds, K., 2003. Taking His Rightful Place: A Biography of Black Creole New Orleanian Victor Eugène Macarty (1820–1881) (Doctoral dissertation, Middle Tennessee State University).
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  36. ^ "Boricua Pioneer: Sister Marie Seraphine Gotay (1865-1932)". Jazzdelapena.com. 26 January 2021.
  37. ^ Block, A. F. (1998). Amy Beach, Passionate Victorian: The Life and Work of an American Composer. In Amy Beach, Boston.
  38. ^ Howard, John Tasker (1939). Our American Music: Three Hundred Years of It. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company.
  39. ^ "Edward Margetson". African American Art Song Alliance. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  40. ^ "African Diaspora Music Project : Cecil Cohen". Africandiasporamusicproject.org.
  41. ^ Wintz, Cary D. and Finkelman, Paul (eds.) 2004. Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: K-Y. Routledge, New York, pp. 744–745.
  42. ^ "Hall, Frederick Douglass". Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  43. ^ "Frederick Douglass Hall". Artsongalliance.org.
  44. ^ Horne, Aaron. 1990. Woodwind Music of Black Composers. Greenwood Press, New York, p. 44
  45. ^ Hawkins, Deborah. "Bonds, Margaret." (1999). in International Dictionary of Black Composers. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn. pp. 131–137. ISBN 1884964273
  46. ^ "African Diaspora Music Project : Edgar Rogie Clark". Africandiasporamusicproject.org.
  47. ^ "Edgar Rogie Clark". Darryltaylor.com.
  48. ^ "Kerr - Song of America". Song of America.
  49. ^ "African Diaspora Music Project : Thomas Kerr". Africandiasporamusicproject.org.
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  51. ^ Mehrens, Christopher. "LibGuides: Black Women Composers: Rachel Eubanks (1922-2006)". Libguides.asu.edu. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  52. ^ Yiu, R. (2002). "Renaissance Man: A Portrait of Lukas Foss". Tempo. 221 (221): 15–23. doi:10.1017/S004029820001562X. S2CID 144618312.
  53. ^ "African-american composers". Ininet.org.
  54. ^ Portia Maultsby; David Lewis. "Gertrude Rivers Robinson (1927-1995)". Ethnomusicology.org. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  55. ^ "African Diaspora Music Project : John D. Carter". Africandiasporamusicproject.org.

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