Richard Blackford

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RUGGLES, Carl Sprague
b East Manon, Massachusetts, 11 March 1876
d Bennington, Vermont, 24 October 1971, aged ninety-five

He studied as a violinist, worked as an engraver for a Boston music publisher, and was a critic. He held various teaching posts, gained many awards and honours, and also spent much of his time painting.

c1912-23 (23-47)

The Sunken Bell, opera (destroyed)

c1918 (42)

Mood, for violin and piano 1

920 (44)

Men and Angels, for orchestra

1923 (47)

Vox clamans in deserto, for small orchestra

1924 (48)

Men and Mountains, for orchestra

1925 (49)

Portals, for thirteen strings or string orchestra

1926-31 (50-5)

Sun-treader, for orchestra

1944-7 (68-71)

Organum, for orchestra

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