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Griffes Charles Tomlinson

Aitken, Robert

Arnold, Malcolm

Barber, Samuel

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Beaser, Robert

Bennet, Richard Rodney

Berio, Luciano

Bernstein, Leonard

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Bolling, Claude

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Bozza, Eugène Joseph

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Colquhoun, Michael

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Corigliano, John

Dahl, Walter Ingolf Marcus

Damase, Jean-Michel

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Dohnányi, Ernő

Dutilleux, Henri

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Ferroud, Pierre-Octave

Foote, Arthur

Foss, Lukas

Françaix, Jean

Fukushima, Kazuo

Gaubert, Philippe

Gieseking, Walter

Gordeli, Otar

Griffes, Charles Tomlinson

Grinblat, Romuald

Grovlez, Gabriel

Guarnieri, Mozart Camargo

Hanson, Howard Harold

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Heiss, John

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Hindemith, Paul

Honegger, Arthur

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Hüe, Georges Adolphe

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Poem for Flute and Piano

Poem for Flute and Piano

By Griffes Charles Tomlinson

C.T. Griffes: Poem for Flute and Piano was written in 1918 and premiered by the New York Symphony Society with Georges Barrère as soloist.

Julius Baker

Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Saidenberg (conductor), 1952, DECCA

Poem

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Thomas Nyfenger

Live broadcast from the 1980s

Poem

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William Kincaid

Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor), 1952, Columbia Records

Poem

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Griffes Charles Tomlinson

Charles Griffes (1884-1920) was an American pianist and composer, known for his experimental techniques. He studied piano in Berlin but switched to composition, taking lessons from Engelbert Humperdinck. Initially his composition style was greatly influenced by German music. Later, after returning to US and settling in New York, his style  was described as "American impressionism" combining Griffes's admiration of French music, mixed with influence of contemporary Russian music (Scriabin).

Among his most known compositions: White Peacock for piano (1915), Piano Sonata (1917) and Poem for Flute and Orchestra (1918). Griffes died at the age of 35, struck by worldwide pandemic of influenza. The Poem became one of the last pieces he was able to finish himself.