Bernhard Heiden

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Born: 24 August 1910 — Frankfurt — Germany
Died: 30 April 2000 — Bloomington, IN — USA
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Life

  • While in Germany, studied with Paul Hindemith, was awarded the Mendelssohn Prize for Composition (1933)
  • Immigrated to the US (1935), settling in Detroit
  • Inducted into the U.S. Army (1943), became assistant bandmaster of the 445th Army Service Forces Band, writing more than 100 arrangements
  • Earned masters’ degree at Cornell University, studying musicology with Donald Grout
  • Distinguished faculty member at Indiana University (1946-81)
  • Other awards included the Fine Arts Composition Award, two Fromm Foundation awards, a Guggenheim Fellowship
  • Wrote orchestral, chamber, and solo music, performed widely by major orchestras and professional individuals
  • Was a masterteacher of free counterpoint

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Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
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(1910) Maurice Ravel: Premiere of Ma Mère l'Oye for two pianos, in Paris, France.
(1958) Heitor Villa-Lobos: Premiere of Symphony no. 12, in Washington D.C., USA.
(1985) Alfred Schnittke: Premiere of Concerto Grosso no. 3, in Moscow, Russia.

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[details ←] Solo (1969) (Alto Sax / Piano), Alto saxophone, piano, sax, saxophone,
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[details ←] Quartet for Horns, horn, french horn,
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[details ←] Trio (1956)
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