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Vincent Ludwig Persichetti (June 6, 1915 – August 14, 1987) was an American composer, teacher, and pianist. An important musical educator and writer, Persichetti was a native of Philadelphia. He was known for his integration of various new ideas in musical composition into his own work and teaching, as well as for training many noted composers in composition at the Juilliard School.

His students at Juilliard included Philip Glass, Michael Jeffrey Shapiro, Kenneth Fuchs, Richard Danielpour, Peter Schickele, Lowell Liebermann, Robert Witt, Elena Ruehr, William Schimmel, Leonardo Balada, and Leo Brouwer. He also taught composition to Joseph Willcox Jenkins and conductor James DePreist at the Philadelphia Conservatory.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1978 Sunken Cathedral Claude Debussy, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Vincent Persichetti, Chip Davis; Jackson Berkey 1
1991 Grainger: Lincolnshire Posy / Hill Song no. 2 / Persichetti: Symphony for Band / Khachaturian: Armenian Dances / Hartley: Concerto for 23 Winds / Rogers: Three Japanese Dances Grainger, Persichetti, Khachaturian, Hartley, Rogers; Eastman Wind Ensemble, Frederick Fennell 1
1995 Celebrations Howard Hanson, Vincent Persichetti; Jack Stamp 1
1995 Three Concerti Ned Rorem, Vincent Persichetti, Sydney Hodkinson; Thomas Stacy 1
2008 Complete Piano Sonatas Vincent Persichetti; Geoffrey Burleson 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1992 Diamond: Symphony no. 5 / Babbitt: Relata 1 / Persichetti: Night Dances David Diamond, Milton Babbitt, Vincent Persichetti; Juilliard Orchestra 1

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