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Selected Works



"You know, Miss Stein's words make perfectly good sense - if you take them one at a time."
- on the libretto for his Four Saints in Three Acts by Gertrude Stein.

Key Works
1928 Opera,Four Saints in Three Acts
  Symphony on a Hymn Tune
1936 Film score,The Plow that Broke the Plains
1937 Ballet,Filling Station
  Film score,The River
1946 Opera,The Mother of Us All
1948 Acadian Airs and Dances
  Film score,Louisiana Story
1950 Cello Concerto
1951 5 Songs from William Blake
1954 Opera,Lord Byron
1959 Song cycle,Mostly About Love
1960 Missa pro defunctis
1964 Feast of Love
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