Music for Harp and Chamber Orchestra
EBM MP550002/ HL 355080
Harp: 1(dPicc&Afl).2(dEH).1.2: 22.214.171.124: Str
Written for Gloria Agostini. Hale Smith (1925 – 2009) was an American composer, pianist, educator, arranger, and editor born in Cleveland, Ohio. Smith studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music, graduating with a B.M. degree in 1950, and obtaining an M.M. in 1952. There, his instructors included Marcel Dick (composition), Ward Lewis (theory), Dorothy Price (piano), and Robert U. Nelson (calligraphy). In 1953 Smith's opera Blood Wedding premiered in Cleveland.