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Sweet William
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   American Composer, Coleman, who holds degrees in Theory and composition from Northwestern Univeristy where he studied composition with Anthony Donato, also studied privately with Aaron Copeland and Roger Sessions.
   He is currently member of the fauclty at Oberlin college. coleman has taught in virtually all areas of music theory including traditional courses in western Music from the late Middle Ages throught the neneteeenth century, plu a number of specialized coures in new music.
   He has been Director of the Inter-Arts Program (primay areas of the Inter-Arts Porgram are theater, dance, media, art and music) since 1973. Coleman's works are often multi-dimensional including works for instruments and slides, players and readers, dancers and technologists, multiple ensembles and large scale theater works.

Archived Compositions

Format 1 (1971)
for 3 or more musicians (with 1 slide)
Score

Format 2 (1971)
for 3 or more musicians (with 1 slide)
Score

Format 5 (1974)
for 4 or more performers
(musicians,dancers, actors, mimes, etc. )
Score

Format 6 (1974)
for 4 or more performers
(musicians,dancers, actors, mimes, etc. )
Score

Format 8 (1977)
for 3 or more musicians
Score

Light Blue, April (1975)
for wind quintet
Score

Quodlibet (1978)
for solo piano (with optional bass and drum set
Score + Recording

Sweet William (1977)
for percussion trio
Score + Recording

Five Teton Sioux Songs
for mixed Chorus and percussion
Recording

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