Of Reminiscences and Reflections

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Of Reminiscences and Reflections is an orchestral composition by the American composer Gunther Schuller. It was composed on a commission from the Louisville Orchestra as an elegy to Schuller's wife Marjorie, who died in November 1992. The composition was written over a 17-day period in September 1993 and has a duration of roughly 20 minutes.[1] The piece was awarded the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Music.[2][3][4][5]


  1. ^ Schuller, Gunther (1993). "Of Reminiscences and Reflections: Programme Note". G. Schirmer Inc. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  2. ^ Kozinn, Allan (June 21, 2015). "Gunther Schuller Dies at 89; Composer Synthesized Classical and Jazz". The New York Times. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  3. ^ Tsioulcas, Anastasia (June 21, 2015). "Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89". Deceptive Cadence. NPR. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  4. ^ Schudel, Matt (June 22, 2015). "Gunther Schuller, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer who bridged jazz and classical music, dies at 89". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 14, 2015.
  5. ^ Gans, Charles J. (June 22, 2015). "Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and horn player Gunther Schuller dies aged 89". The Independent. Retrieved June 14, 2015.