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American Composer Howard Hanson
"Howard Hanson is one of my favorite American composers. Let's see how much you know about him."
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In which U.S. state was Howard Hanson born?
Howard Hanson's first full-time teaching post was at what west coast institution?
College of the Pacific (Now University of the Pacific)
University of Southern California
Fullerton Community College
Hanson's Opera "Merry Mount" was credited as the first American Opera.
Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony is possibly his most played and most loved work. What did Hanson affectionately name this symphony?
Hanson's "Song of Democracy" was premiered at a concert celebrating whose presidential inauguration?
John F. Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Hanson's "Song of Democracy" was set to a poem by which famous poet?
Hanson was awarded a Pulitzer Pize in 1944. For which of the following works was he given the award?
Symphony No. 4
Chorale and Alleluia
Serenade for Flute Harp and Strings
Hymn of the Pioneers
In 1960, Hanson published his first book titled, "Harmonic Materials of Modern Music: Resources of the Tempered Scale." What was the primary focus of this book?
A guide to tuning equal tempered instruments
Composition using neo-romantic styles
Composition using 12-tone serialism
Composition using pitch class set theory
Howard Hanson led a distinguished career as the Director of which prestigious music school?
The Juliard School of Music
The Curtis Conservatory of Music
The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
The Eastman School of Music
Hanson lived a full and long life. He died in 1981 in which U.S. State?
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