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Brian Fennelly, born Kingston, NY, 14 Aug 1937, is an American composer. He studied at Yale University with Perle and Schuller. He has been a music administrator and in 1981 became professor at New York University. His music includes 12-note works and freely atonal works. In addition to composing and teaching, he has been active as a pianist and also as an officer and board member in a number of music organizations; he also co-directs the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society, which he founded in 1976. Father of viola da gamba player Liam Fennelly.
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Instruments & Performance

CRI SD 322 Brian Fennelly - Evanescences / String Quartet album art Fennelly* / Hibbard* Evanescences Fennelly* / Hibbard* - Evanescences / String Quartet(LP) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 322 US 1974 Sell This Version
ORS 80368 Brian Fennelly - Music By NYU Composers album art Bruce Saylor, John Gilbert, Dinu Ghezzo, Brian Fennelly Scintilla Prisca For Cello & Piano Bruce Saylor, John Gilbert, Dinu Ghezzo, Brian Fennelly - Music By NYU Composers(LP) Orion ORS 80368 US 1980 Sell This Version
80448-2 Brian Fennelly - In Wildness Is The Preservation Of The World album art Brian Fennelly Empirical Rag (Version For Piano, 1978) Brian Fennelly - In Wildness Is The Preservation Of The World(CD, Album) New World Records 80448-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
SRS 12094 Brian Fennelly - The Music Of Brian Fennelly - Vol. 1 album art Brian Fennelly Empirical Rag (Version For Piano, 1978) Brian Fennelly - The Music Of Brian Fennelly - Vol. 1(LP) Serenus Recorded Editions SRS 12094 US Unknown Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

CRI SD 322 Brian Fennelly - Evanescences / String Quartet album art Fennelly* / Hibbard* Evanescences Fennelly* / Hibbard* - Evanescences / String Quartet(LP) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 322 US 1974 Sell This Version
FGR-19S Brian Fennelly - American Society Of University Composers album art Various Prelude And Elegy For Brass Quintet Various - American Society Of University Composers(LP) Advance Recordings (2) FGR-19S US 1976 Sell This Version
ORS 80368 Brian Fennelly - Music By NYU Composers album art Bruce Saylor, John Gilbert, Dinu Ghezzo, Brian Fennelly Scintilla Prisca For Cello & Piano Bruce Saylor, John Gilbert, Dinu Ghezzo, Brian Fennelly - Music By NYU Composers(LP) Orion ORS 80368 US 1980 Sell This Version
ISPV 136 Brian Fennelly - David Pituch album art David Pituch, The Polish Chamber Orchestra*, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Wojciech Michniewski, Roman Palester, Brian Fennelly Concerto For Saxophone And String Orchestra (Beginning) and 1 more… David Pituch, The Polish Chamber Orchestra*, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Wojciech Michniewski, Roman Palester, Brian Fennelly - David Pituch(LP) Pro Viva ISPV 136 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
CRI SD 556 Paul Alan Levi*, Rolv Yttrehus, Brian Fennelly, Barney Childs Tessserae II (Fantasy For Cello) Paul Alan Levi*, Rolv Yttrehus, Brian Fennelly, Barney Childs - American Composers Alliance Recording Award(LP, Album) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CRI SD 556 US 1988 Sell This Version
795 Brian Fennelly - Brian Fennelly: Fantasy Variations / Sydney Hodkinson: Sinfonia Concertante album art The Louisville Orchestra, Lawrence Leighton Smith*, Brian Fennelly, Sydney Hodkinson Fantasy Variations The Louisville Orchestra, Lawrence Leighton Smith*, Brian Fennelly, Sydney Hodkinson - Brian Fennelly: Fantasy Variations / Sydney Hodkinson: Sinfonia Concertante(LP) First Edition Records 795 US 1989 Sell This Version
80448-2 Brian Fennelly - In Wildness Is The Preservation Of The World album art Brian Fennelly Brian Fennelly - In Wildness Is The Preservation Of The World(CD, Album) New World Records 80448-2 US 1994 Sell This Version
CD 759 Brian Fennelly - Music Of Brian Fennelly album art Brian Fennelly Brian Fennelly - Music Of Brian Fennelly(CD) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CD 759 US 1997 Sell This Version
SRS 12094 Brian Fennelly - The Music Of Brian Fennelly - Vol. 1 album art Brian Fennelly Brian Fennelly - The Music Of Brian Fennelly - Vol. 1(LP) Serenus Recorded Editions SRS 12094 US Unknown Sell This Version

Technical

CD 759 Brian Fennelly - Music Of Brian Fennelly album art Brian Fennelly Brian Fennelly - Music Of Brian Fennelly(CD) Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI) CD 759 US 1997 Sell This Version