Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

date: 22 August 2019

Davidson, Tinalocked

  • Sam Di Bonaventura

Extract

(b Stockholm, Dec 30, 1952). American composer and pianist. She graduated in piano and composition from Bennington College, Vermont, where she studied with Henry Brant, Louis Calabro, Vivian Fine and Lionel Nowak. She has been composer-in-residence for the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia, director of the Philadelphia New Orchestral project and president of the New Music Alliance. Davidson has been awarded many commissions, state and national fellowships, including the Pew Fellowship in 1992, and Meet the Composer Awards, gaining residencies with Opera Delaware and the Newark SO.

Davidson has been influenced by the highly individual styles of American composers such as Ruggles and Cowell. Her rhythmically driven music achieves striking effects with simple changes in harmony. She skilfully manages tension and release, often unfolding her works in linear fashion, with one event ending as the next begins. She brings a sense of beauty and emotion to a strict organizational structure....

Access to the complete content on Grove Music Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.