Persichetti, Vincent

Period: Early 20th Century

Born: Sunday, June 6, 1915 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Died: Thursday, August 13, 1987 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

Nation of Origin: United States

Major Works:
Opera: The Sybl (1976)
9 symphonies
15 serenades
4 string quartets
Piano sonatas
Symphony for Band (no. 6)
Psalm
Divertimento
Textbook: Twentieth-Century Harmony

Other Information:

General Bibliography:
Slonimsky, Nicolas, Music Since 1900, Schirmer Books, July 1994, ISBN: 0028724186

Salzman, Eric, Twentieth Century Music: An Introduction, Pearson, October 2001, ISBN: 0130959413

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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