Peter Tod Lewis


PETER TOD LEWIS (b.1932, Charlottesville, Va.) has lived on both coasts, has attended the University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A.), U.C.L.A. (M.A.) and Brandeis University in Massachusetts, studying with Arthur Berger, Morton Feldman, Irving Fine, and Lukas Foss.  He received the Wechsler Commission at Tanglewood in 1961, and has been a fellow at the Huntington Hartford Foundation and at the MacDowell Colony. In 1962-63 he lived abroad, principally in Mallorca. In 1968-69 he was composer in residence at both Southern Illinois University and the Metropolitan Educational Center for the Arts in St. Louis. Since 1969 he has been Director of the Electronic Music Studios at the University of Iowa. In 1975 he received a grant to work as visiting composer at the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht, Holland, and also realized a commissioned work in the studios of the Groupe de Musique Experimentale de Bourges in France. In addition to numerous works for tape alone, tape and film, and tape and instruments, he has written many works for chamber ensembles, solo piano, voice, and orchestra. In
1969 he became director of the Electonic Music Studios at the University
of Iowa, a position he held until his death in 1982. Recordings of his music can be found at New World Records.


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29 title(s)
Peter Tod Lewis ALCAZAR 3
any number of instruments, minumum of 4
Peter Tod Lewis BALLAD FOR SHAHEEN med vc,pf
Peter Tod Lewis BLACK SABBATH,A Dance in Five Sections pf
Peter Tod Lewis BRICOLAGE solo perc, tape
Peter Tod Lewis DUET,for Flute & Cello fl,vcl
Peter Tod Lewis ESPEJO orch:1-1-1-1,2-1-1-0, str(min):10-10-8-8-5
Peter Tod Lewis FIVE JAPANESE SONGS sop,ten,vln,vla,vcl
Peter Tod Lewis FRAGMENTS/HEDGEHOGS orch:2-2-eh-2-bcl-2, 2-2-2-btbn/tb-0,9perc,pf,str,4-channel tape
Peter Tod Lewis IMAGES, In Memoriam James Agee narr,orch: pic-2-2-eh-2-bcl-2-cbsn,4-3-3-1,timp,4perc,hp,pf,str
Peter Tod Lewis LAMENTATION...FERDINAND LE TROISIEME'(Arr) cham ens:alfl-1-1-ehn-1-bcl-1-cbsn,2hn,str:2-1-1
Peter Tod Lewis LAMENT FOR MRS BRIDGE cham ens:pic,fl,ob,cbsn,2hn,tpt, tbn,cel/cym,mand,3cb
Peter Tod Lewis MANESTAR tape and 7players:fl/pic,tbn,pf,perc, vln,vla,vcl
Peter Tod Lewis PIANO TRIO vln,vcl,pf
Peter Tod Lewis QUADRONE 20 vcl
Peter Tod Lewis QUADRONE-B 20 or more flutes
Peter Tod Lewis SERENADE
2222 4000 strings 2vln1, vln2, vla, vc
Peter Tod Lewis SESTINA pf or hpschd
Peter Tod Lewis SESTINA, for Winds 2-2-2-bcl-2,2hns
Peter Tod Lewis SONATA(1957) pf
Peter Tod Lewis SONG, for Sop & Str Trio sop,str
Peter Tod Lewis STRING QUARTET 2/1/2001
Peter Tod Lewis TEN SHORT PIECES, for Piano pf
Peter Tod Lewis TENDER GLOW mez-sop,pf

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