Henry Cowell

1897—1965

Henry Dixon Cowell (/ˈkaʊəl/; 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: ...

Articles

OUR INADEQUATE NOTATION
Modern Music (1927) Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 29

 

THE MUSIC OF EDGAR VARESE
Modern Music (1928) Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 9

 

NEW TERMS FOR NEW MUSIC
Modern Music (1928) Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 21

 

MUSIC OF THE HEMISPHERES
Modern Music (1929) Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 12

 

Works

Title Year Opus
Suite for Small Orchestra 1934 HC 499
Heroic Dance 1931 HC 483
Dance Forms 1936 HC 521
Les mariés de la Tour Eiffel 1939 HC 563