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DIAMOND, David
b Rochester, New York, 9 July 1915

He first trained at the Cleveland Institute of Music from 1927 to 1929, then at the Eastman School of Music from 1930 to 1934. He later went to New York to study with Sessions and to Paris to study with Boulanger. In 1937 he won the Juillard Award, in 1938 and 1941 a Guggenheim Fellowship, in 1942 the Prix de Rome, and in 1943 the Paderewski Prize. He received many commissions, and in 1951 he went to Europe as a Fulbright professor and settled in Florence, remaining there until 1965. He then joined the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music, but since 1967 has devoted his time exclusively to composition.

1935 (20)

Partita for oboe, bassoon and piano

1936 (21)

Psalm, for orchestra

Sinfonietta

TOM, kallet

Concerto for string quartet

Violin Concerto No 1

Cello Sonata

1937 (22)

Variations for small orchestra

Quintet for flute, string trio and piano

1938 (23)

Heroic Piece, for small orchestra

Elegy in memory of Ravel, for brass, harps and percussion

Music for double string orchestra, brass and timpani

Cello Concerto

Piano Quartet

1940 (25)

Concerto for small orchestra

Symphony No 1

Quartet No 1

1941 (26)

The Dream of Audubon, ballet

1942 (27)

Symphony No 2

Concerto for two solo pianos

1943 (28)

Quartet No 2

1944 (29)

The Tempest, incidental music

Rounds, for string orchestra

1945 (30)

Symphonies No 3 and 4

1946 (31)

Quartet No 3

Violin Sonata

1947 (32)

Violin Concerto No 2

Romeo and Juliet, incidental music

Piano Sonata

1948 (33)

Chaconne, for violin and piano

1949 (34)

L'ame de Debussy, song cycle

Timon of Athens, symphonic portrait

1950 (35)

Piano Concerto

Chorale for chorus

Quintet for two violas, two cellos and clarinet

1951 (36)

Quartet No 4

Symphony No 6

Mizmor l'David, sacred service for tenor, chorus, orchestra and organ

The Midnight Meditation, song cycle

Piano Trio

1954 (39)

Sinfonia Concertante

Sonata for solo violin

1956 (41)

Sonata for solo cello

1957 (42)

The World of Paul Klee, for orchestra

1958 (43)

Woodwind Quintet

1959 (44)

Symphony No 7

1960 (45)

Symphony No 8

Quartet No 5

1961 (46)

Nonet for three violins, three violas and three cellos

1962 (47)

This Sacred Ground, for baritone, chorus, children's chorus and orchestra

Quartet No 6

1963 (48)

Quartet No 7

1964 (49)

Quartet No 8

We Two, song cycle

1966 (51)

Quartets No 9 and 10

1967 (52)

To Music, choral symphony for tenor, bass-baritone, chorus and orchestra

Hebrew Melodies, song cycle

Violin Concerto No 3

1969 (S4)

Music for chamber orchestra

1974 (59)

fp Quartet No 10

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