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Miriam Gideon was born on 23 October, 1906, is a composer. Discover Miriam Gideon's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 90 years old?
|Age||90 years old|
|Born||23 October 1906|
|Date of death||June 18, 1996|
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4 AYELET HASHAKHAR (Morning Star) SONGS OF CHILDHOOD ON HEBREW TEXTS (1990)
38 STEEDS OF DARKNESS (1990) for high voice, fl, ob, perc, vc, pf
46 TO MUSIC (1990) for high, medium, or low voice, with piano
6 BÖHMISCHER KRYSTALL (1988) - Sop, fl,cl,vln,vcl,pf or Sop, pf
23 POET TO POET (Song Cycle for High Voice and Piano) (1987) 24 QUARTET, for Strings (1946 25 RONDO APPASSIONATO (1990) for piano, perc, cell 26 SHE WEEPS OVER RAHOON (1940) for high voice and piano
36 SONNETS FROM SHAKESPEARE (1986) for medium low voice, piano
50 VOICES FROM ELYSIUM (1984) for high voice, fl, clar, vln, vcl, pf
44 THREE BIBLICAL MASKS (for Purim) (1979) for vln, pf
She was the second woman inducted into American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1975, following Louise Talma who was inducted in 1974.
39 SUITE FOR CLARINET AND PIANO (1972) - cl in A (or bassoon) and piano
33 SONGS OF VOYAGE (1964) for high voice or low voice, piano
11 FAREWELL TABLET TO AGATHOCLES (from 'Songs of Voyage') (1961)
34 SONNETS FROM FATAL INTERVIEW (1961) for mezzo soprano and piano
35 SONNETS FROM FATAL INTERVIEW (1961) for mezzo soprano, vln, vla, vcl
Gideon's 1958 opera Fortunato, edited by Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, was published as part of the Recent Researches in American Music series by A-R Editions in 2013. Jensen-Moulton has published extensively on Gideon, including a number of essays available online, including "Setting an 'Unused Poem': Miriam Gideon’s 'Böhmischer Krystall' " for the American Composers Alliance.
1 ADON OLOM (1957) - SATB, ob, tpt in C, strings: vl1, vl2, vla, vc, cb
7 DIVERTIMENTO for Wind Quartet (1957) - fl, ob, cl, bsn
21 MIXCO (1957) voice and piano (high, med, and low versions available)
27 SIX CUCKOOS IN QUEST OF A COMPOSER (1957) for piano
41 SYMPHONIA BREVIS (1953) 2-2-2-2,4-2-2-0, timp, strings
9 EPITAPHS FROM ROBERT BURNS (1952) for high, low voice versions with piano
16 LITTLE IVORY FIGURES PULLED WITH STRING (1950) medium voice (some spoken, non-pitched, some sung) and guitar
In 1949 Gideon married Brooklyn College assistant professor Frederic Ewen. Both were political leftists. Ewen, who refused to testify before the Rapp-Coudert Committee in 1940, was summoned to testify before the Senate Internal Security Committee chaired by Democratic Senator Pat McCarran in 1952. He retired to avoid testifying. Miriam Gideon was investigated by the FBI, and in 1954 and 1955 she resigned from her music teaching posts at City College and Brooklyn College.
15 bis THE HOUND OF HEAVEN (1945) for voice and instrumental chamber ensemble
Gideon moved to New York City, where she taught at Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY) from 1944 to 1954 and City College, CUNY from 1947 to 1955. She then taught at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America at the invitation of Hugo Weisgall in 1955, and at the Manhattan School of Music from 1967 to 1991. She was rehired by City College in 1971 as full professor and retired in 1976.
Gideon composed a lot of vocal music, setting texts by Francis Thompson, Christian Morgenstern, Anne Bradstreet, Norman Rosten, Serafin, Joaquín Quintero and others. Selected compositions include Lyric Piece for Strings (1942), Mixco (1957), Adon Olom, Fortunato, Sabbath Morning Service, Friday Evening Service, and Of Shadows Numberless (1966).
13 GERMAN SONGS (1937) for high or low voice, piano
49 VERGIFTET SIND MEINE LIEDER (1937) for high voice, piano
15 HOMMAGE A MA JEUNESSE (To My Youth) Sonatina for Two Pianos (1935)
45 THREE CORNERED PIECES (1935) pf (for young musicians)
Miriam Gideon (October 23, 1906 – June 18, 1996) was an American composer.
Miriam Gideon was born in Greeley, Colorado, on October 23, 1906. She studied organ with her uncle Henry Gideon and piano with Felix Fox. She also studied with Martin Bernstein, Marion Bauer, Charles Haubiel, and Jacques Pillois. She studied harmony, counterpoint, and composition with Lazare Saminsky and at his suggestion also composition with Roger Sessions, after which she abandoned tonality and wrote in a freely atonal or extended post-tonal style.