Madras Symphony

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The Madras Symphony is a symphony by American composer Henry Cowell, the 13th of the 20 he finished.[1][2] It was composed in 1958.[3] It was composed after Cowell's return from Madras, where he had studied Indian classical music.[4]

The Madras Symphony was performed in 2010 at the Juilliard School in New York City.[5]


  1. ^ See main article Henry Cowell.
  2. ^ Guy Livingston (15 March 2014). "In Search of Henry Cowell Part 2". Into the Music. ABC Radio National. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Nicole V. Gagné. Historical Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 69. ISBN 9780810879621. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sri Ram V." (6 June 2013). "A city with a sonata and a symphony". The Hindu. The Hindu Group. Retrieved 18 March 2014. 
  5. ^ See OCLC 663976287 which describes a tape of the concert.