Henry Cowell

Born 11 March 1897. Died 10 December 1965
Henry Cowell
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p05tdt7q.jpg
1897-03-11
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/7ee6189d-f3f3-4478-afc4-0afad4d8a506
Henry Cowell

Henry Cowell Biography (Wikipedia)

Henry Dixon Cowell (March 11, 1897 – December 10, 1965) was an American composer, music theorist, pianist, teacher, publisher, and impresario. His contribution to the world of music was summed up by Virgil Thomson, writing in the early 1950s:

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.


Featured Works


Henry Cowell Tracks

Henry Cowell
The Universal Flute
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Universal Flute

Sort by

Henry Cowell
Piano Concerto
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Piano Concerto
Henry Cowell
Aeolian Harp
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Aeolian Harp
Henry Cowell
Dance of Sport (excerpt)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Dance of Sport (excerpt)

Dance of Sport (excerpt)

Performer
The Califonia Parallele Ensemble, Nicole Paiement (conductor)
Henry Cowell
Hymn and fuguing Tune no 10
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Hymn and fuguing Tune no 10

Hymn and fuguing Tune no 10

Orchestra
Northwest Chamber Orchestra Seattle
Conductor
Henry Cowell
The Tides of Manaunaun for piano
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Tides of Manaunaun for piano
Henry Cowell
Antinomy (Fourth Encore To Dynamic Motion)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Antinomy (Fourth Encore To Dynamic Motion)
Henry Cowell
Hymn, Chorale and Fuguing Tune No 8
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Hymn, Chorale and Fuguing Tune No 8
Henry Cowell
Set of Four (1960)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Set of Four (1960)
Henry Cowell
The Aeolian Harp
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Aeolian Harp
Henry Cowell
Les Mariees de la tour Eiffel - 1. Hilarious Curtain-Opener
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Les Mariees de la tour Eiffel - 1. Hilarious Curtain-Opener
Henry Cowell
The Lilt Of The Reel
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Lilt Of The Reel
Henry Cowell
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (Proms 2015)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02y831h.jpg
link
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (Proms 2015)
Henry Cowell
26 Simultaneous Mosaics
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
26 Simultaneous Mosaics
Henry Cowell
Symphony No. 13 L.848 (Madras)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Symphony No. 13 L.848 (Madras)

Symphony No. 13 L.848 (Madras)

Ensemble
Juilliard Ensemble
Conductor
Henry Cowell
Persian Set, 1st movement
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Persian Set, 1st movement
Henry Cowell
Set of Five - Finale
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Set of Five - Finale
Henry Cowell
Dynamic Motion
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Dynamic Motion
Henry Cowell
Firelight and Lamp
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Firelight and Lamp

Firelight and Lamp

Performer
Singer
Robert Osborne
Henry Cowell
The Sleep Music of the Dagna
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Sleep Music of the Dagna
Henry Cowell
Variations for Orchestra
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Variations for Orchestra
Henry Cowell
Quartet for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord, 1st movement
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Quartet for flute, oboe, cello and harpsichord, 1st movement
Henry Cowell
Pulse
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Pulse

Pulse

Ensemble
New Music Consort
Henry Cowell
Hymn & Fuguing Tune No. 6
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Hymn & Fuguing Tune No. 6
Henry Cowell
Two Woofs
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Two Woofs
Henry Cowell
Rhumba from American Melting Pot
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Rhumba from American Melting Pot
Henry Cowell
Symphony No. 11 (Seven Rituals Of Music)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Symphony No. 11 (Seven Rituals Of Music)
Henry Cowell
Deep Color
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Deep Color
Henry Cowell
Where She Lies
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Where She Lies
Henry Cowell
Sound form No.1
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Sound form No.1

Sound form No.1

Performer
Leta Miller
Mark Brandenburg
Jane Orzel
Russell Greenberg
Michael Strunk
Henry Cowell
The Universal Flute
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Universal Flute
Henry Cowell
Dance of Sport "Competitive Sport"
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Dance of Sport "Competitive Sport"

Dance of Sport "Competitive Sport"

Performer
California Parallele Ensemble
Conductor
Nicole A Paiement
Henry Cowell
Woof 1
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Woof 1
Henry Cowell
Synchrony For Orchestra
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Synchrony For Orchestra
Henry Cowell
Quartet Euphometric For Strings
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Quartet Euphometric For Strings
Henry Cowell
Irish Suite for String Piano and Small Orchestra
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Irish Suite for String Piano and Small Orchestra
Henry Cowell
Tiger For Piano
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Tiger For Piano
Henry Cowell
Polyphonica
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Polyphonica

Polyphonica

Ensemble
Continuum
Conductor
Henry Cowell
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16
Henry Cowell
Four Combinations for Three Instruments
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Four Combinations for Three Instruments
Henry Cowell
Old American Country Set
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Old American Country Set
Henry Cowell
The Harp Of Life
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
The Harp Of Life
Henry Cowell
Return
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Return
Henry Cowell
Fabric
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tdt7q.jpg
link
Fabric
Load more tracks

Back to artist